Le Pont du Nord
Le Pont du Nord (2013)

In this unreal walk through the streets of Paris, Marie (Bulle Ogier), a woman convicted of robbing a bank is just out from prison when she runs into Baptiste (Pascale Ogier) a young paranoid needing companionship, and the two team up for… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 22, 2013
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

The whole movie seems made of rebar.

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Scott Foundas
Village Voice

It seems more obvious than ever how much Rivette has influenced a subsequent generation of filmmakers-Spike Jonze, Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry-and expanded our sense of the possible.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

The very slight charms of this picaresque, quite extended two-character stroll through Paris may well elude all but the most committed Jacques Rivette devotees.

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Richard Brody
New Yorker

In Rivette's rhapsodically probing view, the labyrinthine city of recondite romanticism and the bloody ideals of revolutionary heroism appear fated to vanish together ...

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Betsy Sherman
Arts Fuse

This entertaining and provocative work by the now 85-year-old director fits into his oeuvre as a complement to his best known movie among American art-film fans.

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Keith Uhlich
Slant Magazine

A stimulating document of a city in flux.

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Keith Uhlich
Time Out

Modern life is the gauntlet run by these characters, though the film's bizarre, fascinatingly bitter finale ponders whether survival (and assimilation) is preferable to leaving it all behind.

Sean Axmaker
Parallax View

The scenes... have a playful, meandering quality held together by Rivette's dashes of humor and visual punning and the bond created between the two women.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
Like Jacques Rivette's previous "Julie and Celine Go Boating," his film "Le Pont Du Nord" starts with a game of tag in Paris between… More