Box Office - 06/01/1998
"...A delightful French-language romantic comedy of wisdom and heart....Sophisticated without talking down to its audience and drolly comedic without pandering for laughs..."
Los Angeles Times - 09/17/1999
"...There is much pleasure to be derived in the uniformly impressive portrayals of the actresses and in the level of sophistication of the film's perspective and tone, and in its simplicity of style..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 01/14/2000
"...Miou-Miou deftly manages her scenes with Perez, a sensuous lad who could be the next Antonio Banderas, so that their May-September romance seems real..."
Through narrative, flashbacks, and conversations, five women in a tightly knit friendship share their deepest fears and secrets as they approach the age of 40. A series of emotional expositions examine how the women learn to develop a support system amongst themselves, for themselves.