91

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The end will haunt you.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
That this purposefully twisting exercise takes place amid the sun-burnished cypresses and towns of Tuscany - where ancient statuary is as commonplace as pasta and wine - only makes this playfully enigmatic meditation the more pleasing.
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88

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Literate and engrossing, with excellent performances.
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
You can see her (Binoche) effect on Kiarostami's filmmaking: She brings out something new in him, too.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
For me, it is too clever by half, creating full-bodied characters but inserting them into a story that is thin soup.
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88

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
In some ways, it's a simple character drama, but the central conundrum disallows an uncomplicated interpretation. I was never bored.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

Binoche has a chance to display her noteworthy gifts as a comedienne, switching effortlessly from English to French and Italian to build a character that is resentful, manipulative and seductive all at once.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Later, as the picture becomes a Petrie dish in which James' theories are put to the ultimate test, Certified Copy loses some of its magic, but it retains interest as an appealing and one-of-a-kind experience.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Ultimately, Certified Copy – with its unresolved loose ends – is a puzzle box without a key.
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60

Movieline

There's an enchanting, and very Western, musicality in Certified Copy, a mash-up that charms; Mad Decent - master masher, dj and producer Diplo's label - aptly describes it. (Diplo and Buñuel would've loved each other).
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82 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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