Full review. Rather than focusing on a specific time period, Dahan tries to cover her whole life, which while understandable given the level of incident in it, does lend the film an unfortunate, episodic quality. That's also not helped by Dahan's non-linear construction which has the film flitting back and forth in time, leaving the viewer often playing catch-up.
Such annoyances aside, La Vie is a fascinating look at one of the world's most feted and ill-fated singers Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon. We also participate in other affiliate advertising programs for products and services we believe in.
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Hide Film Streams' cinemas are temporarily closed in consideration of public health concerns and community-wide efforts to slow the spread of COVID The film premiered at the 57th Berlin International Film Festival.
The film received positive reviews from critics. The site's critical consensus reads, "The set design and cinematography are impressive, but the real achievement of La Vie en Rose is Marion Cotillard's mesmerizing, wholly convincing performance as Edith Piaf. Scott of The New York Times , while unimpressed with the film itself, said "it is hard not to admire Ms. Cotillard for the discipline and ferocity she brings to the role. It really does. I saw the movie yesterday, went home, and listened to Edith's albums for hours, and they meant so much Anyway, the direction is perfect, although there is one scene towards the end which has problems - it tells, for the very first time, of a rather important event in the much earlier years of the singer's life , and the event in question seems to be out of place, sort of neglected - as if it should have been dealt with an hour earlier.
But this is only one tiny scene, and even it, in itself, is masterfully done. Everything else is flawless. The cuts and the singing are blended brilliantly together.