• Released
  • October 1, 2010
  • (Limited 10/1)
  • NR , 1 hr 25 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Drama
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Synopsis: An unhappily married woman (Kristin Scott Thomas) embarks on a dangerous affair with a contractor.

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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
In the infidelity drama Leaving, British reserve gets overtaken by French passion, and the subsequent events have the horrific momentum of...
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75

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Kristin Scott Thomas breathes new life into a woman who was invented by Flaubert and copied by Francoise Sagan.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The plot isn't a new one (remember Lady Chatterley?), but Corsini gives it a few twists and turns that keep matters fresh and suspenseful.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
There have been many adultery movies over the years, but Leaving has some aspects that make it different and interesting.
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75

Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
Leaving is a bit too dry and controlled, as well as too relentlessly bleak, to be a satisfying melodrama.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Kristin Scott Thomas is the best though not the only reason to see Leaving.
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60

Empire

A vital, if slight, study of selfishness and fractured relationships, Leaving is illuminated by the odd, off-balancing twist.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

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Scott Thomas is an accomplished actress who can do passion as well as she can do light comedy. But she never quite convinces as a woman...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The only reason to see Leaving - and it's not a bad reason at all - is for the sight of Kristin Scott Thomas in a rare happy mood.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The class issues make them pariahs, the love scenes belong on Cinemax After Dark, and the emotions writer-director Catherine Corsini...
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Rated NR