75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
One of the season's most watchable treats.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Wry and sometime bitter movie about love.
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63

Boston Globe

By Loren King
Many of the story lines offer only superficial insight into the characters; Silver's rich but unhappy mogul has been done far too many times.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
It isn't a good movie, but it is diverting, a showcase for Anouk Aimee, Greta Scacchi and Ron Silver, and a peephole on behind-the-scenes moves.
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
Festival in Cannes is definitely Jaglomesque, but can't get that tricky balance right -- the result is a picture as charmingly insubstantial as the world it invokes.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Makes compromises itself, but only because of its small budget and its director's mixed dark-and-rosy vision, at once cynical and sentimental. Yet at least it has a vision -- of both life and cinema.
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Even the women in Festival in Cannes feel more like sketches than fully realized people -- the aging actress, the naive hopeful, the newly minted starlet -- leaving you nothing but the showbiz satire to chew on.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
The best of the lot are Greta Scacchi, as an actress trying to peddle her first screenplay (with herself attached as director), and Ron Silver.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
In crafting an insider's perspective, Jaglom has done an effective job. It's too bad that nearly everything else fails.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Can't hold a candle to Robert Altman's 1992 comedy "The Player." Both films present themselves as knowing views of the movie business, but Mr. Altman and his writer, Michael Tolkin, really knew.
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46 out of 100
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