Bay of Angels Synopsis
Frenchwoman (Jeanne Moreau) gambles in Nice, meets man (Claude Mann) on lucky streak.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Because Bay of Angels reveals rather than moralizes, because its concerns are character and psychology, it's a potent showcase for Moreau's...
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80

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Most of all, it's an early chapter of Demy's courtship with the provincial France of his youth, with the most bewitching generation of...
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Seen through Demy's eyes (and Raoul Coutard's shimmering black-and-white photography), their extravagance is so effortlessly cool, you feel...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Great pleasures.
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70

New Times (L.A.)

By Jean Oppenheimer
Demy's films are often described in terms of music; this one is more like a tango in which one person leads and refuses to forfeit the...
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50

TV Guide

By Frank Lovece
The title of the film is most unfortunate because it gives no indication of the film's stark theme. Moreau is good as the disenchanted...
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