My Wife Is an Actress Synopsis
A sports journalist (Yvan Attal) is jealous of his wife's (Charlotte Gainsbourg) fame.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A romantic comedy for anyone in love with the movies, and anyone, for that matter, who's in love.
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88

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The film's most endearing trait is that these people sincerely love movies, and they truly love their own idiosyncrasies. And is that not...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
With every detail in this clever peekaboo, the sly filmmaker dangles the possibility that fiction is fact and that Yvan and Charlotte are...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Loren King
Despite its many charms, the title of the film -- both complaint and boast -- makes clear whose point of view this is. Gainsbourg is...
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Nearly stolen by the veteran Stamp's gently fatuous John.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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Gainsbourg's character seems too sweet to be true until she tangles with her onscreen director over nudity. The fire Gainsbourg brings to...
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Although the movie is not as hilarious as you'd hope from the screwball setup, Gainsbourg and Attal make a solid comedy team.
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63

Miami Herald

By Marta Barber
Light as the film may be, My Wife Is An Actress is not devoid of charm. It's like a summer book: quick, enjoyable and, mostly, easily...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It circles the possibility of mental and spiritual infidelity like a cat wondering if a mouse might still be alive. Watching it, I felt it...
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Mr. Attal's real-life problem is his simplistic script, which makes the husband a childish fool and a bit of a bore.
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Rated R | For nudity, language and sexuality