My Wife Is an Actress
My Wife Is an Actress (2002)

Paris can boast a population of 2,125,246. Of these 1,153,000 are women and 10,000 are actresses. Yvan, a young sports writer, is married to one who is very well known - Charlotte. They try to live a normal life, but her fame makes it… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 12, 2002
DVD Release Date: December 10, 2002
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Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: My Wife is an Actress is a delightful, snappy romantic comedy.

Sid Adilman
Toronto Star

Attal pushes too hard to make this a comedy or serious drama. He seems to want both, but succeeds in making neither.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

The film's as witty as any subtitled movie has a right to be.

Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

Quirky French films like this can either work really well or be absolutely intolerable. Thankfully, this proves to be a very enjoyable comedy about jealousy.

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Globe and Mail

I found it slow, predictable and not very amusing.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

It's Othello Lite -- minus that bit at the end about murder-suicide, but with every ounce of Shakespeare's insane emotion.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

Both Yvan Attal and Charlotte Gainsborough are thoroughly appealing, as their unblinking honesty and openness shines through even the film's silliest bits.

Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

My Wife Is an Actress is an utterly charming French comedy that feels so American in sensibility and style it's virtually its own Hollywood remake.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Little more than a frothy vanity project.

Josef Braun
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Attal's hang-ups surrounding infidelity are so old-fashioned and, dare I say, outdated, it's a wonder that he couldn't have brought something fresher to the proceedings simply by accident.

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Flixster Audience Score: 64% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
The marriage between a successful actress and a sportswriter suffers as a result of jealousy, distance, and the nature of her profession. After watching this… More