Le Couperet
Le Couperet (2005)

Bruno Davert, an engineer worker in the papermaking industry, is a victim of the relocation of his company. He has been on the dole for almost two years, alternating between moments of self-awareness and depression, and confronting the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 2, 2005
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a film better suited for the talents of the Coen Brothers.

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Boyd van Hoeij

The darkly serious tone of the script, Costa-Gavras' crisp direction and the dead-on acting (pun intended) make Le couperet a very intelligent and hilarious satire.

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Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film

Garcia - reminiscent of a young Jack Lemmon - puts the hang into dog perfectly and the script will bite your arm off.

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Urban Cinefile

It's a black comedy with plenty to say, much of it about the self serving righteousness of Bruno's bourgeois peers

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Wu Chouin
Fantastic little film. Dark humor and social commentary at it's best.