Suite Française

Suite Française

Suite Française

Michelle Williams (My Week with Marilyn), Kristin Scott Thomas (The Invisible Woman) and Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone) lead this WWII drama about a taboo romance between a French villager and a German soldier in Nazi-occupied France. From the director of The Duchess.

While awaiting news of her POW husband, Lucile (Williams) and her controlling mother-in-law (Thomas) remain stationary in their home as Parisian refugees and German soldiers populate their village. When the two are introduced to German officer Bruno von Falk (Schoenaerts), they initially ignore any unnecessary contact with him. But Lucile and Bruno share a similar state of mind which draws them together, one that Madame Angellier does not approve of…

2014Rating: MA15+107 minsUK, France, Canada
DramaRomanceWar
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Variety

Variety

press

Clumsy storytelling decisions {...} can't entirely get in the way of a good story...

Total Film

Total Film

press

A much-admired text is respectfully brought to the screen in a film that nonetheless struggles under the burden of its war movie clichés.

3.0
Time Out

Time Out

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A wide array of characters come at the expense of depth - but it's a knotty, thoughtful piece of work nonetheless.

4.0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

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Well-played and divertingly handsome...

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Has sturdy production values, a tony cast and middlebrow tastefulness up the wazoo, but barely any soul, bite or genuine passion.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Sterling performances lift the occasionally soapy storyline in this semi-successful adaptation.

3.0
Variety

Variety

press

Clumsy storytelling decisions {...} can't entirely get in the way of a good story...

Total Film

Total Film

press

A much-admired text is respectfully brought to the screen in a film that nonetheless struggles under the burden of its war movie clichés.

3.0
Time Out

Time Out

press

A wide array of characters come at the expense of depth - but it's a knotty, thoughtful piece of work nonetheless.

4.0
The Telegraph

The Telegraph

press

Well-played and divertingly handsome...

3.0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Has sturdy production values, a tony cast and middlebrow tastefulness up the wazoo, but barely any soul, bite or genuine passion.

Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Sterling performances lift the occasionally soapy storyline in this semi-successful adaptation.

3.0

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