Just a Sigh


Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8

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  1. Reviewed by: Sheri Linden
    Mar 27, 2014
    The film is a bracingly romantic drama that's alive with a mature sense of passion and mystery.
  2. Reviewed by: Stephen Holden
    Mar 20, 2014
    The movie is beautifully acted, and the chemistry between Ms. Devos, who is 49 (her character is 43), and Mr. Byrne, 63, is heated in a sadder-but-wiser, grown-up way.
  3. Reviewed by: Gabe Toro
    Mar 22, 2014
    Devos keeps her character’s unreliability and self-disappointment relatable, and falling backwards into a new lover is something that Devos captures beautifully with her uncertain facial expressions and hungry eyes.
  4. Reviewed by: Calum Marsh
    Mar 18, 2014
    Just a Sigh's day-long liaison sustains interest largely for the appeal of Devos and Byrne, its accomplished leads — they share what is known in the rom-com lexicon as "chemistry," and this quality invigorates their time together, in bed and out.
  5. Reviewed by: Stephanie Merry
    May 1, 2014
    Without much to go on, Just a Sigh lives up to its name. It disappears without a trace.
  6. Reviewed by: Chris Cabin
    Mar 16, 2014
    When Jérôme Bonnell allows his two magnificent leads to work at the sparse dialogue, he invokes a powerful, elemental sense of frank, sexual discussion and high-end flirtation, imbuing the relationships with a maturity that's loathsomely rare in films today.
  7. Reviewed by: Elizabeth Weitzman
    Mar 20, 2014
    If you’re wondering how much heat you’ll find in this French romance, the title offers an unexpectedly frank clue.
  8. Reviewed by: Jordan Hoffman
    Mar 19, 2014
    The connection that these two are allegedly making must be taken on faith. Little is shown or spoken to sell it.

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