Let It Rain This rapier-sharp comedy of social manners from French auteur Agnès Jaoui ( The Taste of Others ) stars Jaoui as an overbearing feminist writer angling… Let It Rain This rapier-sharp comedy of social manners from French auteur Agnès Jaoui ( The Taste of Others ) stars Jaoui as an overbearing feminist writer angling… 2010-06-18 Unrated PT98M Comedy Jean-Pierre Bacri Agnes Jaoui IFC Films
Movie Review

Let It Rain (2010)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
Let It Rain | BEHIND THE SCENES Agnes Jaoui, Jamel Debbouze and Jean-Pierre Bacri in Let It Rain
BEHIND THE SCENES Agnes Jaoui, Jamel Debbouze and Jean-Pierre Bacri in Let It Rain
EW's GRADE
A

Details Limited Release: Jun 18, 2010; Rated: Unrated; Length: 98 Minutes; Genre: Comedy; With: Jean-Pierre Bacri and Agnes Jaoui; Distributor: IFC Films

This rapier-sharp comedy of social manners from French auteur Agnès Jaoui (The Taste of Others) stars Jaoui as an overbearing feminist writer angling for a political career. Jaoui's longtime collaborator, Jean-Pierre Bacri, plays a self-aggrandizing documentarian eager to interview her at her childhood home. And with the always wonderful Jamel Debbouze (Days of Glory) as an aspiring filmmaker who's the son of an Algerian housekeeper, Jaoui neatly, gently, firmly slips political commentary into Let It Rain's articulate mayhem. She also teases tender humor out of sibling rivalry, church ritual, fussy parenting, and the conversational limitations of bachelor farmers. A

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Originally posted Jun 16, 2010 Published in issue #1108 Jun 25, 2010 Order article reprints
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