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  1. Draughtsman Without Contract's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    Found this a struggle; less would have definitely been more. The central satirical point is that there can be a resolution without anything truly being resolved when for most of those involved the main aim is merely to be as little disturbed as possible. The final scenes do, however, have genuine emotional resonance.

  2. Cinema Omnivore's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    7.5/10 "We must hand it to populist taste-maker Feng Xiaogang and co. for braving a hornet’s nest with vigor, style and a hard-earned discretion." my full review - https://wp.me/p1eXom-3Ve

  3. Henrique Barbosa Justini's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

  4. Martin De Martin's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    "Lo Spielberg d'Oriente" abbandona il grande blockbuster per dedicarsi a un cinema più intimo e sottile, con un film nel quale un'irriconoscibile Fan Bingbing si scontra contro il complesso sistema burocratico della Repubblica Popolare Cinese. Le curiose scelte stilistiche e il ritmo non proprio sfavillante rendono le due ore e venti piuttosto indigeste, ma il risultato è una peculiare e coraggiosa commedia nera.

  5. Madalin Giurca's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

  6. Claire Wongsutin's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

  7. mooloo's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    since it's quite long i watched it in 3 sittings over about a month, so i feel involved in the story. brilliant joke on the way goverments run in all countries actually, not just in china. the cinematograpghy was great. the places where it was shot were lovely and the square/round frame made it feel more intimate. i enjoyed watching it change. the soundtrack caught me by suprise so many times. in a good way though.

  8. misu's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

  9. knockkneed's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    the scandal was overplayed - but I'm a sucker for Chinese political commentary. brilliant reveal too.

  10. Michael H. CLAES's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    Thousand-leaf politics that dissects China. Pictural refinement & stunning landscapes. The framing in a perfectly circle opens at key moments on large vibrant scenes. = Bluffing. Mille-feuilles politique qui dissèque la Chine moderne & moyenageuse. Raffinement graphique, paysages sidérants de beauté. Le cadrage dans un cercle parfaitement équilibré s'ouvre à des moments-clés sur de grandes scènes vibrantes. Bluffant.

  11. CRW's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

  12. Domas's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    First as farce, then as tragedy.

  13. Disa's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    this feels like watching Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem from another universe. Bing Bing has crafted her name in new level.

  14. Yongjia Li's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    贵在荒诞不添油醋,不是秋菊打官司,更不是官场现形记,但也就这样了

  15. msmichel's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

    Feng Xiaogang has made his best film to date with this often savage attack on Chinese bureaucracy where self preservation outweighs helping the individual. But what is most interesting is that the so-called 'victim' really is at heart wrong in her quest for 'justice' as well. The film's aesthetics often overwhelm the story however with its circular framing and other tricks. Fan Bingbing offers as strong turn here.

  16. Ryan Swen's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary

  17. TZUHSIEN TANG's rating of the film I Am Not Madame Bovary