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L'AUBERGE ESPAGNOLE

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L'Auberge Espagnole

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
116 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/16/03
performer:
Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Cecile De France, Judith Godreche
director:
Cedric Klapisch
distributor:
Fox Searchlight Pictures
author:
60520
genre:
Foreign Language, Drama

We gave it a B

Seven scruffy, eager students, each from a different country in Europe, cram themselves into an old-world apartment in Barcelona. There are plenty of ”situations,” and some of them are way too cute, but in general, the director, Cedric Klapisch, doesn’t overhype what he’s showing. He lets the year abroad spent by Xavier (Romain Duris), an economics student from Paris, unfold with the right wandering touch of pleasure, nostalgia, and wistful exploration.

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