Pauline At The Beach
Pauline At The Beach (1983)

Pauline a la Plage is the third of French filmmaker Eric Rohmer's "Comedies et Proverbes." Pauline (Amanda Langlet) is the teen-aged cousin of the seemingly more worldly and sensible Marion (Arielle Dombasle). Both girls… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: July 29, 1983
DVD Release Date: March 4, 2003
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Vincent Canby
New York Times

I hope that Pauline at the Beach will win new admirers for Mr. Rohmer, one of the most original and elegant film makers at work today in any country.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Another masterpiece from French director Eric Rohmes about the different sides of love.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

The result is a film of devastating irony and deep compassion.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The beauty in the film is in the natural way the slight story evolves...

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Cole Smithey

"Pauline at the Beach" is an acerbic study of romantic power games that the sexes play, and the destructive influence they have. It is a film that's easy to love.

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Dustin Putman

One of those small, deliberately paced, but charming foreign films in which not much happens plot wise, but a lot happens to the characters emotionally.

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Elvira B
<p>This film saved Eric Rohmer in my book. I bought it by chance, just figured I ought to be a good cinephile and give him a second chance to really… More