• Released
  • September 6, 2002
  • PG , 1 hr 37 min
  • Drama
  • Be the first to Rate!
In Praise of Love Synopsis
A filmmaker (Bruno Putzul) recalls the first time he met an actress (Cecile Camp).
Read Full Synopsis

Features

Movie Reviews

Critic Ratings

62
SEE ALL CRITIC REVIEWS
100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
An elusive and profoundly moving essay about the stages of amour and of age. Like the best of Godard's movies -- and I haven't been sucked...
Full Review
100

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Like most Godard, it can be watched repeatedly, always yielding new secrets and beauties. Most profound of all, perhaps, are those...
Full Review
100

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Witty, contemplative, and sublimely beautiful.
Full Review
75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Think of it as the rantings of a grouchy old man (he's 71) who for half a century has resisted all efforts to dumb down his movies,...
Full Review
75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
For all its bile and incoherence, In Praise of Love is filled with haunting images and insights. Godard may be a lion in winter, but the...
Full Review
75

San Francisco Chronicle

By
A film that has unusual expectations from its audience -- and that's a welcome relief.
Full Review
50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It's a diary, collage, meditation, elegy. But, unless you're going for a Ph.D. in code-breaking, it's also a bore.
Full Review
50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
At one point in ''Praise,'' Godard mentions that the Bois de Boulogne, the Parisian park, is all that's left of the French forests from the...
Full Review
50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Godard, as always, sounds full of insight, yet he uses the past to damn the present in a way that may be reflexively self-serving. In...
Full Review
25

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I see so little there: It is all remembered rote work, used to conceal old tricks, facile name-calling, the loss of hope, and emptiness.
Full Review

Fan Reviews

Did You See This Movie?

Be the first to write a review!

More Info

Rated PG | For Brief Language and Thematic Elements