• Released
  • September 10, 2010
  • R , 1 hr 55 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Suspense/Thriller
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Le Refuge Synopsis
A pregnant widow runs away to a hideaway in Paris.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Just as my mind was floating back to the summery movies directed by Eric Rohmer, Marie Riviére -- a Rohmer favorite -- shows up as a...
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75

Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
Sometimes a movie makes a point that's been made before, but makes it so beautifully and so quietly that it feels like you're discovering...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
For a time in her life, a woman's pregnancy is the most important thing about her. That is the subject of Hideaway.
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70

The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
But while the Pietà imagery startles, it makes increasing sense as the story builds around it. Because as Hideaway deepens and evolves, you...
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70

Village Voice

By Ernest Hardy
Though the psychological layering and thematic ambition of the screenplay do not quite result in the depth intended, Hideaway's...
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60

Time Out New York

By David Fear
This being a François Ozon film, there's beaucoup simmering sexual tension, as well as the prolific French director's usual thematic...
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58

The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
Hideaway bottles up stormy feelings of grief, guilt, and desire so tightly that register only in a few sharp, impetuous bursts. The rest of...
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50

Chicago Reader

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The emptied-out characters strive for a transcendence they'll never quite reach, and so does the film.
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50

The New Yorker

By David Denby
The script is sketchy and somewhat puzzling (after a blissful night with Mousse, Paul leaves in the morning without explanation), but we're...
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40

Empire

By Damon Wise
Lyrical in style and presentation, this drama alludes to serious issues but does not address them. Enjoyable stylistically, but not...
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Rated R | For Strong Violence Throughout and Some Language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Interesting characters clash in extremely violent thriller.
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