Mood Indigo Synopsis
A woman's strange condition requires that she always be surrounded by fresh flowers, or she'll die.
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Village Voice

By Amy Nicholson
Mood Indigo is bitter candy, a heartbreaker that uses sugar as a trap.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's all head-spinning and lovely - and a little exhausting, too.
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75

Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
Despite being clever and crafty it can’t break out of the curiosity shop. It’s the finest diorama in there, but something to admire, linger...
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70

The Dissolve

By Nathan Rabin
Gondry’s latest demands a high tolerance for whimsy, and will undoubtedly prove anathema to his skeptics. Yet for those willing to abandon...
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67

HitFix

By Drew McWeeny
While I thought it was gently moving at times, it feels like Gondry is hoping for a much more powerful impact, and the film just doesn't...
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67

The Playlist

By Jessica Kiang
Gondry’s film is really a huge Rube Goldberg machine, full of lights and buzzers and levers that ping and whistle endearingly but are...
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63

RogerEbert.com

By Matt Zoller Seitz
Even if you have a high tolerance for whimsy, Mood Indigo may still be too much.
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There’s a lot of heart in his creativity. But this particular effort, delightful as it often is, lacks some essential soul.
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Zwecker
The film ends up feeling more like a very long music video.
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50

Variety

By Boyd van Hoeij
The film frequently privileges art direction over emotion, and a constant sense of wonder based on visuals alone proves impossible to...
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Amazing!

By mainsrgregory
A brilliant work!! A must see!!...

Beautiful and tragic

By cincinox
I had seen "Mood indigo" last year in Europe and have loved it! It is beautiful and tragic, and was unexpectedly true to the book (which was one of my favorites growing up). I am puzzled that many...

Mood runs the gamut from exhilarating to depressing

By claude956
I am a big fan of Michel Gondry's work and Mood Indigo takes his crazy visuals beyond anything we have seen before. A movie where everything makes sense is not the reason one would go to a Gondry...

Mood Indigo

By marthafouts
I hated it!!...

Boris Vian

By pdrflwr
A few months ago I read the book "foam Of the daze" the English translation of the French book that this movie is based on. It was a bit of a complex read with tons of images happening all at the...

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What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 16+ Strange, fanciful, but tragic romance; some sex, violence.
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