The Two of Us (Le vieil homme et l'enfant)
The Two of Us (Le vieil homme et l'enfant) (1967)

Having been forced into minor parts for several years by a debilitating illness, veteran film actor Michel Simon made a triumphant return to leading roles in the charming, poignant The Two of Us (Le Vieil Homme et L'Enfant). Simon plays… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 1, 1967
DVD Release Date: June 12, 2007
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gilbert Adair
Time Out

The film's good humour and discretion, plus Simon's virtuoso performance, make it never less than watchable.

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Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

You're unaware of the film's power until the ending (well-earned and happy) hits you with an unexpected well of emotion.

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TV Guide

Simon delivers one of the most memorable portrayals of his brilliant career.

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

Overall the acting as well as the cinematography is a treat.

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Renata Adler
New York Times

A lovely, sentimental reminiscence of childhood in wartime.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Greatly enhanced by the virtuoso performance of the 72-year-old Michel Simon.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

A heart-warming movie that showcases one of the last performances of the great Michel Simon.

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Leslie Camhi
Village Voice

Some may find Berri's portrait of provincial France and its prejudices too loving, but it has the ring of a truth that escapes ideologies.

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Peter Canavese
Groucho Reviews

A story that hasn't gone out of style....Perhaps Berri spoke for himself through the old man's self-summation: 'I don't have a church bell for a heart, but I respect life.'


Flixster Audience Score: 93% Flixster User Reviews
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