Entertainment Weekly - 10/16/1998
"...[Huppert and Auteuil create] characters of superb depth....Vincent lets the poison do its work slowly, by degrees..." -- Rating: B+
New York Times - 10/02/1998
"...Exquisitely acted....It isn't so much the words that are exchanged as the actors' facial expressions and body language that tell the sad story..."
Los Angeles Times - 10/23/1998
"...It is a film in which the full range of love and pain are expressed with an appreciation for nuance and subtlety and viewed with a sense of detachment and compassion..."
The painful break-up of a couple provides the focus of this intense French drama. Anne and Pierre live in Paris with their 15 month old son. When Anne suddenly announces that she loves another whom she will openly date, Pierre begins to suffer a quiet breakdown. In the end, he loses both Anne and his beloved son.