Victor has his life turned upside down the day that Antoine offers him a unique brand of entertainment. Using a combination of theatrics and historical re-enactment, his company gives its clients the opportunity to delve back into a period of their choice. Victor decides to relive 40 years earlier, when he met the love of his life.
Starring Daniel Auteuil (Caché), Guillaume Canet (Sink or Swim), Doria Tillier (Nothing to Hide), Fanny Ardant (8 Women).
★★★★★ - Stuff
"La Belle Epoque is an engrossing tale about obsession, jealousy, boredom and adaptation. Joyously complex and infectiously joyful, French writer-director's Nicolas Bedos nostalgic rom-com is a rare modern-day crowdpleaser that makes you both think and feel."
★★★★★ - The Times
"An absurdly enjoyable French comedy"
★★★★★ - The List
"Romantic, nostalgic and beautifully acted. It's one of the best films of the year"
"A sweet, inventive Richard Curtis-style romantic-comedy crowdpleaser that deftly balances hearty laughs and heartwarming emotion." - Screen International
★★★★★ - Sunday Independent
"A very complete, satisfying and enjoyable film with beautifully observed and written roles brought to extra life by some wonderful performances."
★★★★★ - RTÉ
"A dazzling tour de force for everyone who likes magnificent escapism."