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Delicacy

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STAR CROSSED Audrey Tautou and Francois Damiens in Delicacy
Jessica Forde

Delicacy

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
runtime:
108 minutes
Limited Release Date:
03/16/12
performer:
Audrey Tautou

We gave it a C

Audrey Tautou reworks the quirky-romantique angle a decade after her quirky-romantique splash in Amélie. But the quirkiness is trying in this stylistically confused story of a beautiful young woman who shuts out love following her husband’s sudden death. The man who reopens her heart — much to the dismay of judgmental friends — turns out to be a very ordinary-looking, galumphy Swedish guy (François Damiens) who’s her office subordinate. The two stars appear to be as bewildered by the turn of events as we are. C