Time to Leave Synopsis
A dying man (Melvil Poupaud) keeps his illness a secret from loved ones.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Bill White
Another worthy performance comes from Valeria Bruni-Tedeschi.
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88

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The film rests entirely on Poupaud's shoulders, and he rises to the demands of a complex, deeply unsympathetic role.
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88

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Time to Leave just might be Ozon's best work yet. He tackles a sensitive, off-putting subject with a dignity that will put viewers at ease....
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By Peter Rainer
What makes the film intriguing, and somewhat off-putting, is that Romain is deliberately portrayed as a heel; he strains his relations with...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Time to Leave may not have made me cry, but it's affecting nonetheless.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

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A short and succinct film but it lingers long in the memory.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Moreau's few ripe scenes are choice, and she spices up the joint with her gravelly voice of je ne regrette rien.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Time to Leave is an unintended litmus test for lovers of foreign films.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Not up to Ozon's standards.
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Steve Davis
This oddly dispassionate film about a young man dying of cancer is the French antidote to those Hollywood weepies in which the heroine...
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