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French Kiss (1995)

Director:
Lawrence Kasdan

COUNTRY
USA

Genre
Romantic comedy

NORWEGIAN TITLE
French Kiss

RUNNING TIME
111 minutes

Producers:
Tim Bevan
Eric Fellner
Meg Ryan
Kathryn F. Galan
Screenwriter:
Adam Brooks


Cast includes:

CHARACTER ACTOR/ACTRESS RATING
Kate Meg Ryan
Luc Kevin Kline
Charlie Timothy Hutton
Jean-Paul Jean Reno
Juliette Susan Anbeh

 

Review

This ostensibly romantic comedy is neither of the two. It's a hotchpotch story about childlike characters who drift to and from each other like magnets. The once so skilful Lawrence Kasdan (The Big Chill, Silverado) is on a bad streak, having delivered the vapid The Bodyguard and the unengaging Wyatt Earp over the course of the last few years. And he continues his downward spiral with another limp film, which he simply cannot blow life into. The script is too messy and focused, and the three lead actors seem to inhibit more than inspire each other.

Copyright 27.08.1996 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang
(English version: 12.04.2021 Fredrik Gunerius Fevang)