Written on: 06/02/2013 by saintgileshighgate (31 reviews written)
Amelie is not the typical french film. Neither is it the clasical Hollywood plot. Not only did the plot catch my attention but also the way it was filmed. In my opinion it is a very artistic movie because the scenes have very particular shots, great soundatrack and colors. Another thing which really amazed me, was Amelie's personality, starting with her childhood story, attitude and the way she looked. This film is not new at all and I strongly think that it was very influencial in... (read more)
Written on: 26/05/2009 by glenc (288 reviews written)
Amelie is a great film - extremely tender and very witty.
Im not usually into French film if I'm honest, but this is a cracker.
Its beatifully acted and extremely well written - its one of those films where all the important ingredients that make an exceptional film have all come together in one package.
Its certainly not an action packed thriller or anything like that - its a real Sunday afternoon film with the fire on whilst its raining outside!
If you're not really a French film buff... (read more)
Written on: 21/11/2006 by michaellamb
OK! Maybe I'm singing the praises of this film a little too loudly. However, it is important that compensation is made for the previous review, which despite being worded beautifully; lacked any insight. Amelie is a light hearted film. For all those who want a more dramatic ending, go and and watch a Jacobean revenge tragedy and cry yourself to sleep. (read more)
Written on: 06/09/2004 by enigmaticoddity (1 review written)
While being on the surface a light-hearted and charming film, Amelie will also evoke very powerful emotions for anybody who has ever found themselves socially isolated within society. There are only a few things wrong with this otherwise remarkable film - firstly, its lengthy duration, which is the result of poor editing - there are too many story threads that are extraneous to the overall plot. Secondly, the build up to the finale leaves the audience expecting some sort of coup de grace,... (read more)
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