Les femmes du 6e étage (The Women on the 6th Floor)
Les femmes du 6e étage (The Women on the 6th Floor) (2011)

Paris, 1960. Jean-Louis (Fabrice Luchini, Potiche) lives a bourgeois existence absorbed in his work, cohabitating peacefully with his neurotic socialite wife Suzanne (Sandrine Kiberlain, Mademoiselle Chambon) while their children are away… More

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Rated: G
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 7, 2011
DVD Release Date: March 13, 2012
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

All in all-if all is meant moderately-the story leaves an agreeable aftertaste, which lingers longer than we expected.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

A sweet yet occasionally heavy-handed comedy about class relations in 1962 Paris...

Joe Bendel
Epoch Times

Warm and winning, it is a refreshingly sympathetic portrait of a late-middle-aged bourgeoisie man, quite a rarity in contemporary cinema.

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

The film sidesteps all complexities and leaves us with a closing shot that should come with a bucket.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

[It] has drama, comedy, romance and class politics. It also introduces an element of ethnic prejudice to the mix.

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Hannah Brown
Jerusalem Post

Seeing this gentle, amiable film is a bit like spending a couple of hours at a dinner party with many charming guests. You will leave refreshed, in a good mood and with a craving for paella.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The film doesn't blaze adventurous new trails, but it dramatizes the stories of those underappreciated servants with an engaging mix of romance, droll humor and upstairs-downstairs social consciousness.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

This agreeable French comedy wears its class consciousness on its sleeve but functions primarily as bourgeois light entertainment.

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Graham Young
Birmingham Post

Beautifully filmed, well acted and a topical reminder that success isn't about how much money you have, but how you live - and boil your eggs.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I am NOT a French movie fan by any means, but every once in awhile I find myself pleasantly surprised by one. This splendid little film will be added to my… More
hawk ledge
Perky, delicately balanced rom-com-drama with nicely evoked period, and likeable characters.
Walter M.
In "The Women on the 6th Floor," business may be booming for Jean-Louis(Fabrice Luchini) in 1962, but at home, things could could not be any less… More
Jesse Ortega
This movie certainly isn't breaking new ground nor is it exempt from the cliches of upstairs-downstairs relations and that separation that occurs between… More

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