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Madame Rosa

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Madame Rosa

Current Status:
In Season
Simone Signoret
Foreign Language, Drama

We gave it an A

As Madame Rosa, an Auschwitz survivor and former street walker who runs a small hostel for the children of the demimonde, Signoret — her hooded eyes glinting with mistrust and her face ravaged into a map of a million moments — hobbles away with the movie. Madame Rosa is a tape you’ll want to watch more than once, as the great French actress keeps you riveted to small changes of mood, the expressive hesitancy in her hands, and impatient shrugs of her shoulders. A