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I've Loved You So Long

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I've Loved You So Long
Thierry Valletoux

I've Loved You So Long

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
117 minutes
Limited Release Date:
10/24/08
performer:
Kristin Scott-Thomas, Laurent Grevill, Elsa Zylberstein
director:
Philippe Claudel
distributor:
Sony Pictures Classics
author:
Philippe Claudel
genre:
Drama

We gave it an A-

Scott Thomas, who’s been relegated to playing icy Brits in films like The English Patient (1996), shines in I’ve Loved You So Long — a devastating French-language drama about an ex-con with a horrific secret. After 15 years in prison, Scott Thomas moves in with her kid sister’s family and slowly awakens to the outside world. Makeup-free and speaking flawless French, she’s all quiet, sharply etched details — the sort of subtle turn that Oscar tends to ignore. Light on EXTRAS, the disc includes a dubbed English track, with Scott Thomas pulling double duty in her native tongue. A?

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