Russian Dolls (Les Poupées Russes)
Russian Dolls (Les Poupées Russes) (2006)

Xavier and Wendy have to gather all their friends from Barcelona for the wedding of Wendy's brother to a beautiful Russian. Xavier is still looking for the perfect woman.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 10, 2006
DVD Release Date: September 26, 2006
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Like its predecessor L'Auberge Espagnole, Russian Dolls is charmingly breezy and light.

Marta Barber
Miami Herald

The cast of renegades is as appealing as ever.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

It's an effortlessly charming ensemble, and Klapisch's characters (most of them anyway) reveal depths of feeling that compensate for the film's lightweight tone and too-long running time.

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Christopher Campbell

Anyone who loved L'Auberge Espagnole should at least like its sequel as something of a guilty fling.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

For those who saw and loved L'Auberge Espagnole, Russian Dolls automatically becomes of interest, but writer-director Cedric Klapisch can't quite make the case for it as a stand-alone experience.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

[Xavier] turns this film into more of a self-fixated memoir, less of a blithe ensemble piece.

David Noh
Film Journal International

His directorial hand is so handsomely assured and his cast so charming that it's easy to succumb to his let-me-entertain-you blandishments

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Klapisch has made something deliciously close to a nature documentary about the young, the foolish, and the alive.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Fluffily enjoyable.

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Christopher Null

Essentially this is Espagnole on repeat, as if the lessons from the former film had been fully expunged after five years on ice.

Flixster Audience Score: 78% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
Despite its good moments, this is an unnecessary, forgettable sequel that relies too much on Xavier's disastrous search for love instead of focusing on the… More
Ross Collins
The next stage in the self-development of our cast of characters from "The Spannish Inn" as they continue their lives in the post-University days -… More
Daniel Perry
Rather enjoyable--more of the same from the characters of Auberge Espagnole--but the pandering attempts to involve all the previous characters in the story made… More
Dean McKenna
It's a bittersweet comedy and really good to see the group of carefree friends back toget her again since "The Spanish Apartment". I'm… More
Cassandra Maples
"L'auberge espagnole", although not flawless and very low-key, is probably one of the best films about nostalgia ever made. In "Les poupées… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Russian Dolls", it is five years after Xavier(Romain Duris) shared a crowded apartment in Barcelona for a year. He is back… More

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