He Loves me, He Loves Me Not
Angelique seemingly has it all, a handsome doctor as her lover, and a scholarship to be able to focus on her painting for a year. Of course, life isn’t quite perfect. Not just yet. Her Doctor is married, but has promised to leave his wife to be with her. But then his wife is pregnant, and this complicates things. Soon Angelique’s lover is ignoring her, but that okay, because Angelique has plans, sinister plans.
He Loves me, He Loves Me Not is a deeply dark, seemingly love story, that entice you with it’s woven layers of fantasy, before knocking you for six with the first in a series of unimaginable twists that force you further into the dark corners of human emotion and relationships.
Audrey Tautou delivers a stand out performance in this expertly crafted story of forbidden love, that despite not having the pace eof a thriller, will have you glued to the edge of your seat as the carefully crafted tapestry becomes an unravelled mess, created one of the most mesmerising movies of the year.
Reviewed by: Jonathan Read
Rating: M – Contains medium level violence.
Released on: April 16th, 2009
Year of Original Release: 2002
Stars: Audrey Tautou, Samuel Le Bihan, Isabelle Carré, Clément Sibony, Sophie Guillemin
Length (Minutes): 92
Media Format: DVD
Aspect Ratio: 1.85 : 1
Supported Audio: Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Director: Colombani, Laetitia
Studio: Vendetta Films