La Separation
La Separation (1998)

French director Christian Vincent charts the dissolution of a long-term relationship with his third film, based on the novel by Dan Franck. Daniel Auteuil and Isabelle Huppert star as Pierre and Anne, a couple who have been living together… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 2, 1998
DVD Release Date: August 17, 1999
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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Provides and intimate and revealing anatomy of the process of decoupling.

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David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

France has been showering American moviegoers with riches since the days of silent cinema. None of this year's French offerings is more captivating than La Separation.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It avoids the use of clichés.

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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Modest in scope but devastating in its honesty, Vincent's observant look at a deteriorating relationship is both wise and unflinching.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

A subtle movie in which facial expressions are where the action is.

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Arthur Lazere

an exploration in depth of what happens between people when they love and when love fails

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