Paris Can Wait (Bonjour Anne)
Paris Can Wait (Bonjour Anne) (2017)

When her director husband is occupied with work in Paris, an American woman takes a jaunt with his business associate, a charming Gallic rogue who is happy to squire her on a tour of some of the finest meals in Provence. The first feature… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: May 12, 2017
DVD Release Date: September 5, 2017
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Paris Can Wait's likable stars are ill-served by a film that lacks interesting ideas or characters and has little to offer beyond striking travelogue visuals.

Adam Graham
Detroit News

It has its moments, but mostly it feels like being stuck in the backseat on a long car ride.

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Ryan Porter
Toronto Star

Perhaps worst of all are the limited expectations Coppola has for her own heroine. It's hard to love a movie where a woman finds herself from the passenger seat.

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Courtney Howard
Fresh Fiction

Though this seemingly semi-biographical film highlights the French joie de vivre, sadly it also showcases a very conventional, Anglo-Saxon way of character development.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

"Paris Can Wait" isn't exactly a feast, but it's a snack worth having.

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The film carries us along on a journey with people you would never want to have in your carpool.

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tt stern-enzi
Cincinnati CityBeat

Paris Can Wait is a decidedly intimate piece of storytelling that contrasts quite nicely from the bolder and more dramatic features from the other members of the Coppola clan.

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Johanna Schneller
Globe and Mail

Anne doesn't drive her own journey. She spends scene after scene passively letting Jacques tell her what to do, eat and think. And there's no detouring around that.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

It would be cheering to report that it's a great movie, but you can't have everything.

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Mario P. Székely
Siete24.mx

It all comes down to a beautiful postcard, with tasty places to eat. [Full review in Spanish]

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
An acceptable but ultimately forgettable romantic trip across France. It's the sort of movie that your mother would gush about.
K Nife Churchkey
As soon as the "Lifetime Movies" card popped on screen, I should have just shut this thing off and watched "Commando". "But it's… More
John C
Anne's daughter summed up this movie succinctly when she asked her what she was doing and when told she responded "that sounds boring" and indeed… More