• Released
  • November 16, 2012
  • (LA)
  • NR , 2 hr 0 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
Café de Flore Synopsis
A love story about people separated by time and place but connected in profound and mysterious ways.
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Critic Ratings

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88

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
This is a gorgeous, flashy, widescreen epic, like "Boogie Nights" or "Casino," about the most essential things in life: Family, friends and...
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80

Variety

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Modeled on his 2005 hit "C.R.A.Z.Y.," Vallee's fourth feature is another dense, decades-spanning tale that lets a cherry-picked soundtrack...
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80

Time

The film is generous to all its besotted creatures, and to the audience as well. Viewers who fall in love with Café de Flore will find that...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The film commands our attention again as more connections emerge -- not enough to fully solve the mystery, but sufficient to convince us...
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67

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
Cafe de Flore constantly hovers on the brink on some revelation it never quite arrives at.
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60

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
Postdivorce reconciliation tales - not to mention mother-whore disquisitions - don't get more elaborate than this.
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40

Total Film

By Tom Dawson
Beneath the surface panache lies an overlong, emotionally shallow study of so-called 'twin flames', possible reincarnation and learning to...
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
The film as a whole goes from intriguing to irritating.
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20

The Guardian

Remove the subtitles, and it's one of Cameron Crowe's head-in-the-clouds dramas, as scripted by M Night Shyamalan: an insultingly arbitrary...
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12

Slant Magazine

By Steve Macfarlane
It's a pretty tired proposition to complain about movies being manipulative, but Café de Flore sets the bar especially low.
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By paperanniversary
I found this film completely relevant to where the world is going in terms of consciousness and personal impact one plays through out lifetimes (ie why is it we do the things we do, Why are we...

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Rated NR