• Released
  • March 21, 2008
  • NR , 1 hr 35 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Music/Performing Arts
Love Songs Synopsis
A man (Louis Garrel) tries to cope with the sudden death of his girlfriend (Ludivine Sagnier).
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Critic Ratings

70
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The result is a bittersweet trifle one can conceivably fall in love with, and Honore's best film so far.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Chiara Mastroianni charms here just as her maman, Catherine Deneuve, did in Demy's 1964 classic.
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80

Salon.com

By Andrew O'Hehir
You could describe Love Songs, as a blend of François Truffaut's wistful Parisian sentimentalism and Pedro Almodóvar's acrid polysexual...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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A surprisingly joyous musical.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Chiara Mastroianni, whose mom, Catherine Deneuve, starred in Demy's "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" (1964), appears here as Julie's sister....
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Sings in the key of life.
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70

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By David Edelstein
Honoré has proven you can make a movie musical in which style doesn’t upstage content--a movie musical that blossoms from the inside out.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
An attractive and talented young cast brings this graceful film alive in all its tenderness and emotion.
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70

The New York Times

By A.O. Scott
The girl-boy-girl threesome, which turns out to be short-lived, is perhaps the most straightforward emotional configuration in this odd,...
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
So French you may have to buy your ticket in euros, Christophe Honoré's musical trifle feels ready-made for emotionally woozy...
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A REAL MUST SEE

By Eddys439
This is just one of those movies that you cannot pass up. The songs are true, catchy, and beautiful, and the characters are well developed and have that french romantic air to them. And the...

A fresh French musical from all the old cliches

By aaarrgh
LES CHANSONS D'AMOUR (LOVE SONGS) is an homage to the sexy cool films of the French New Wave, and the zingy songs of 1960s French pop. None of the ingredients is particularly new, yet throw them all...

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Rated NR