Change of Plans (Le Code a Changé)
Change of Plans (Le Code a Changé) (2010)

CHANGE OF PLANS (LE CODE A CHANGÉ), is a delicious comedy of manners from acclaimed Oscar- and César-nominated writer/director Danièle Thompson (COUSIN COUSINE, LA BÛCHE, JET LAG, AVENUE MONTAIGNE). The film centers around a summer dinner… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 27, 2010
DVD Release Date: April 20, 2010
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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

A tasty French romantic comedy diversion with just a touch of seriousness thrown into the mix.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

The next time you're invited to a French dinner party, you might want to give it a pass, if the tedious proceedings in Change of Plans are any indication.

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John Esther
UR Chicago Magazine

Supported by mild jokes and concluding with a trough of trivial narrative closures, 'Change of Plans' not only fails to offer anything original (Oh, Voltaire), the direction is noticeable for its incompetence

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

In sum, it's a good, not great, movie of a type I like but that most people don't.

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A.O. Scott
New York Times

Refuses to take anything too seriously, staking out a middle ground between melodrama and farce.

Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Una comedia agridulce más bien previsible, intrascendente, para nada memorable, aunque no exenta de cierto encanto inocente.

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Andrew O'Hehir

There's nothing even a little bit original about any of this, but in a way that's the point.

V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The acting by Seigner, Marina Hands, Karin Viard, Patrick Bruel and other French notables is first-rate, although their characters and what they have to say are trite.

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

...the light cinematic menu served here offers little more than a confusing pot au feu of guests and their problems.

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Walter M.
In "Change of Plans," Marie-Laurence(Karin Viard) and her unemployed husband Piotr(Dany Boon) are hosting a dinner party. But Melanie(Marina Fois)… More