Let the Sunshine In

Opens Friday, May 11
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1hr 36mins // directed by:Claire Denis // featuring:Juliette Binoche, Xavier Beauvois, Philippe Katerine // in French with English subtitles // Assisted Listening

Juliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in the deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed writer/director Claire Denis (White Material, Beau Travail).

Isabelle (Binoche) is a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life. There’s a caddish banker who, like many of her lovers, happens to be married; a handsome actor who’s working through his own hang-ups; and a sensitive fellow artist who’s skittish about commitment. What reads like a standard romantic comedy premise is transformed, in the hands of master filmmaker Denis, into something altogether deeper, more poignant and perceptive about the profound mysteries of love.

"A dry, lightly sad, and very French comedy of romantic neurosis, brought to us by two great artists, director Claire Denis and star Juliette Binoche." — Ty Burr, Boston Globe

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"It's Binoche, here delivering one of her finest and most subtly calibrated performances, who imbues Isabelle with the heart and earthy eroticism that makes her far more appealing, even heroic, than the pathetic figure she might have been." — Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

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"A simple story of enormous complexity. A romantic comedy and drama in which the questioning of those very categories is a part of the action...a peculiarly insightful glimpse into the emotional fluidity within the formal boundaries of French culture." — Richard Brody, New Yorker

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