That Day (Ce jour-là)
That Day (Ce jour-là) (2003)

Master filmmaker Raúl Ruiz adds a black comedy to his far-reaching body of work with That Day, a playful meditation on money, death, and false spirituality. Livia (Elsa Zylberstein) and Pointpoirot (Bernard Girardeau) are, respectively, a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 15, 2003
DVD Release Date: June 27, 2006
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

This is rarified cinema for lovers of the cerebral and surreal.

Fernando F. Croce
Slant Magazine

The kooks in Raul Ruiz's That Day tenderly cultivate their insanity as if tending to exotic flowers.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It's either too unhinged or not unhinged enough, I haven't decided yet.

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Steve Rhodes
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If you like your farces funny, you'll be disappointed by this glacially paced and humorless comedy.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

One of Ruiz's more accessible but minor works.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...Ce jour-là is less a movie and more an endurance test, as though the filmmakers are daring audience members to sit through the whole thing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 81% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
A darkly comic symphony of poetic justice. Elsa Zylberstein is a living, breathing work of art in this bizarre treasure from director Raoul Ruiz.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"That Day" takes place in Switzerland in the near future. Livia(Elsa Zylberstein) has been told by a flock of prognosticators to… More
Laura Cameron
A wonderfully strange film filled with incredibly interesting characters. The most brilliant darkly comic film I've ever seen. The humour is so clever and… More