Movie and DVD Guide

Find Movies and Tickets

Choose Your Movie

All movies
or
Declaration Of War (2012) Valée Donzelli directs and stars in an unexpectedly upbeat autobiographical drama made with French New Wave pizzazz about a young boy with brain cancer and… 2012-01-27 PT100M Sundance Selects
Movie Review

Declaration Of War (2012)

Find theaters showing Declaration of War in your area

DECLARATION OF WAR Cesar Desseix, Jeremie Elkaim, and Valerie Donzelli
DECLARATION OF WAR Cesar Desseix, Jeremie Elkaim, and Valerie Donzelli
EW's GRADE
B

Details Limited Release: Jan 27, 2012; Length: 100 Minutes; Distributor: Sundance Selects

Valée Donzelli directs and stars in an unexpectedly upbeat autobiographical drama made with French New Wave pizzazz about a young boy with brain cancer and the parents who pull together to fight for him. Donzelli knows her stuff: She's the real mother, and Jérémie Elkaïm is the boy's real father (and Donzelli's co-writer). An adventurous song selection and stylish narrative techniques put a strangely romantic face on a harrowing story that's a parental nightmare. Adding to the romance: Donzelli and Elkaïm are madly attractive. B

Originally posted Jan 25, 2012 Published in issue #1192-1193 Feb 03, 2012 Order article reprints
Advertisement
Weekend of Apr 20 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1. $26.6 3 $201.5 B+
2.
Rio 2
Fox
$22.5 2 $75.4 C+
3. $21.5 1 $28.5 C
4.
Transcendence
Warner Bros.
$11.2 1 $11.2 C
5.
A Haunted House 2
Open Road
$9.1 1 $9.1 D
6.
Draft Day
Lionsgate/Summit
$5.9 2 $19.5 B
7.
Divergent
Lionsgate/Summit
$5.7 5 $133.9 B+
8.
Oculus
Relativity
$5.2 2 $21.2 C
9.
Noah
Paramount
$5.0 4 $93.3 C+
10.
God's Not Dead
Freestyle
$4.8 5 $48.3 NA
* in millions