Let it Rain (Parlez-moi de la pluie)
Let it Rain (Parlez-moi de la pluie) (2010)

Agathe Villanova is a self-centered, workaholic feminist politician who, upon reluctantly returning to her home in the south of France to sort out her mother's affairs, runs for a local election. Upon her arrival, Agathe grudgingly… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 18, 2010
DVD Release Date: July 28, 2009
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Low-key to a fault, Let It Rain blends subtle political commentary with smart, thoroughly French comedy.

Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Not a laugh riot, but neither is it played for melodrama.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The character conflicts are so decorously handled that after a while the whole enterprise begins to seem more like a good waiter than a good story.

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Jeffrey Edalatpour
The Rumpus

The arrival of Agathe Villanova is at the center of the drama in Let it Rain, and the story benefits from giving her more to do in front of the lens.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

It's graceful in presenting its ideas, and what emerges is not a polemic but a kind of snapshot of modern-day concerns.

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Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal

Beautifully strange and affecting...

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Michael Joshua Rowin
Stop Smiling

Let It Rain may be harmlessly pleasant, but it's harmlessly pleasant to the point of insipidness.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

At times Let It Rain recalls one of those Katharine Hepburn comedies where the New Woman gets cut down to size so as not to intimidate the Old-School Men. Yet the film so likably deflates the pompous and pumps up the humble that it's hard not to like.

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Eric Kohn

Refreshingly (for American audiences, anyway), everyone in "Let It Rain" has genuinely good intentions.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The genial comedy reaches for understated satirical moments.

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Daniel Parsons
A gentle tone, likeable characters, rural locations and unassuming narrative belies explorations on feminism, racism, misogyny and fidelity to name a few. Funny… More