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The Best Years of a Life (Les plus belles années d'une vie) (2019)

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Trintignant and Aimée bring the film all the bittersweet gravitas they can manage, elevating the featherweight drama with a palpable sense of longing and a shared, rueful acknowledgement of mortality, etched in skin...

May 31, 2019 | Full Review…
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"The Best Years of a Life" delivers a melancholic salute to the original movie. However, Lelouch's obsession with his story's legacy means that the movie often defaults to a saccharine nostalgia trip.

May 20, 2019 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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This wistful closing chapter has little chance of repeating the big splash made by A Man and a Woman. Even so, there is bittersweet humor and poignant insight here...

May 19, 2019 | Full Review…

A luminous film filled with optimism. [Full Review in Spanish]

September 18, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

The intent of this film is very attractive and very human, but the result left me cold. [Full Review in Spanish]

September 16, 2019 | Full Review…

Another miracle. [Full review in Spanish]

September 9, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

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