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  • Summary: This film takes us into this world of beauty and self image and into the lives of four strong, smart women who make their living practicing beauty at a Parisian spa. (Lot 47 Films)
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  1. There is a sophistication about affairs of the heart, about the wisdom and the risks of romantic involvement that is more than quintessentially French. It's irresistible as well.
  2. Reviewed by: Athima Chansanchai
    75
    Love, however implausible, is simply beautiful in Venus.
  3. A pink-collar "Sex and the City" made urgent by the performance of Nathalie Baye.
  4. 70
    Thanks to some brilliant casting, Venus Beauty Institute provokes ideas about women, movies, sexuality, and age that extend beyond its frothy fiction.
  5. Clever and smooth, yet, like Angèle herself (or Nathalie Baye), the film is almost too placid for its own good.
  6. Slight but entertaining and occasionally touching.
  7. Warmed my heart about as much as the cold cream Angèle slathers all over her wrinkling clients.

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