The Big Picture

Metascore
71

Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: David Parkinson
    Oct 10, 2012
    60
    A few plot holes hold back what is otherwise a well cast and compelling picture.
  2. Reviewed by: Calum Marsh
    Oct 10, 2012
    50
    Like its protagonist, the film sells out for the security of convention and complacency.
  3. Reviewed by: Peter Bradshaw
    Oct 10, 2012
    60
    The direction from Eric Lartigau keeps things moving along fast and furious: preposterous it may be, the movie is carried off with some style.
  4. Reviewed by: David Fear
    Oct 10, 2012
    60
    The Big Picture is really Duris's picture; the actor toggles effortlessly between arrogant, feral, remorseful and ruthless as the plot throws one curveball after the next.
  5. Reviewed by: Tom Dawson
    Oct 10, 2012
    60
    Built around a multilayered performance from Duris, it's a film unafraid to pose more questions than it answers.
User Score
6.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Aug 24, 2013
    8
    Compelling crime and redemption tale about a lawyer who invents a new life for himself by assuming the identity of another man, but notCompelling crime and redemption tale about a lawyer who invents a new life for himself by assuming the identity of another man, but not without complications. Romain Duris gives a strong, fascinating performance that succeeds in creating sympathy for what in other hands might well have been an unlikeable, unredeemable character. Recommended for fans of Patricia Highsmith's "Tom Ripley" novels as well as fans of Romain Duris. Full Review »