NY Timeout: Leaving Review

NY Timeout: This trashy Kristin Scott Thomas vehicle is never less than a hoot—an unintentional one, if we’re to take the film’s lugubriously solemn tones at face value. The parody-ready opening sees French-English housewife Suzanne (Scott Thomas)—a look of utter, I say, utter despair on her face—rise from her bed, walk dejectedly into another room and, supposedly, shoot herself. Cue titles! Cowriter-director Catherine Corsini composes the images so staidly that they scream “seriousness!” even as they inspire snickers.

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