Seraphine Synopsis
An art critic and collector (Ulrich Tukur) discovers his maid (Yolande Moreau) is a gifted painter.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It "explains" nothing but feels everything. It reminds me of two other films: Bresson's "Mouchette," about a poor girl victimized by a...
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91

Entertainment Weekly

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Moreau is bewitching -- she simply breathes her role, without a hint of vanity.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The rare movie that manages to convey the inner soul of an artist.
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
What Moreau does with this role is as inscrutably moving as anything Séraphine Louis painted.
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
With exquisitely simple images and minimal dialogue, Seraphine is both haunting and humane.
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80

NPR

By Bob Mondello
Writer-director Martin Provost tells much of Seraphine's true-life story without words, lingering here on the process by which she makes...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Moving historical drama brings a fascinating chapter of art history to life.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It's a movie about a scrubwoman who paints - so don't expect lots of sex scenes or car chases. Just expect a great performance by Moreau,...
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
We don't get a good look at a painting until 35 minutes into the film biography of Séraphine de Senlis, the early 20th-century French...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It is an actors' showcase, without being showy, and Moreau and Tukur reveal radically different personalities with just enough in common to...
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Seraphine

By Rich S
A beautifully photographed fim and sensitively told story of the modern painter Seraphine de Senlis. The leads were well cast with Moreau and Turkur, portaying inward turned artist and conflicted art...

"Serapghine" is good

By wijmlet
Life of a little=known "primitive modernist" painter: well acted and written and filmed....

Seraphine

By dylanddear
Excellent!!...

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