La Frontiere de l'Aube (Frontier of the Dawn)
La Frontiere de l'Aube (Frontier of the Dawn) (2008)

Neglected by her husband and longing for companionship, lonely Hollywood actress Carole enters into a passionate affair with a photographer who has been assigned to capture her portrait. Filmmaker Philippe Garrel directs a drama starring… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 22, 2008
DVD Release Date: January 26, 2010
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Critic Score: 50% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Keith Uhlich
Time Out

Garrel père reunites with Garrel fils for this frequently tedious rumination on rabid passion that still manages to linger in the mind.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Tedious fatalistic French melodrama.

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Manohla Dargis
New York Times

Love is a universe of two in Philippe Garrel's fatalistic romance Frontier of Dawn.

Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Has exquisite cinematography and an initially absorbing and compelling plot which, midway, loses steam and becomes pretentious and awkward while leaving you with a bad aftertaste.

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Chris Cabin

Garrel has mastered a own very personal tone that makes even a minor work such as this feel essential and vital

Derek Smith
Tiny Mix Tapes

Coupled with Garrel's impassive approached to the material, Frontier of Dawn is a conflicted film whose striking imagery simply cannot make up for the void left by its deficient storytelling.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Rubia Carolina
Pretty good till the supernatural part. Maybe if Carole wasn't so scaring inside (his mind?) the mirror ... What I specially like about this movie is that… More