By the Sea

By the Sea

By the Sea

Angelina Jolie writes and directs this relationship drama, co-starring with husband Brad Pitt. Set in the 1970s, the film follows a couple who retreat to a gorgeous seaside resort in France, only to be confronted by the reality that their marriage is in crisis. Co-stars French talents Mélanie Laurent (Inglourious Basterds), Niels Arestrup (A Prophet) and Melvil Poupaud (Laurence Anyways).

2015Rating: R16, Violence, offensive language, sex scenes and content that may disturb117 minsUSA
DramaRomance
57%
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Always offers something to tickle the eye and ear, even as it leaves the heart and mind coolly unstirred.

Time Out

Time Out

press

A so-so film, but its meandering stretches of decaying glamour make it about 10 times more interesting than most Oscar bait.

3.0
The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

dazzlingly gorgeous, as are its stars. But peeling back layer upon layer of exquisite ennui reveals nothing but emptiness, sprinkled with stilted sentiments.

The New Yorker

The New Yorker

press

The actors aren't unhinged enough for the scathing conceit, and the script is more of a mechanism than a revelation.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A knowing or at least a ticklishly amusing demonstration of celebrity and its relay of gazes from one of the most looked-at women in the world. Take, watch, she seems to say, this is my body.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It’s a vanity project that’s difficult to love, but alluring to unpack.

3.0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

The Pitts, it must be said, suffer gorgeously.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

There's no catharsis at the end from the journey taken, just relief that it's over.

Variety

Variety

press

Always offers something to tickle the eye and ear, even as it leaves the heart and mind coolly unstirred.

Time Out

Time Out

press

A so-so film, but its meandering stretches of decaying glamour make it about 10 times more interesting than most Oscar bait.

3.0
The Washington Post

The Washington Post

press

dazzlingly gorgeous, as are its stars. But peeling back layer upon layer of exquisite ennui reveals nothing but emptiness, sprinkled with stilted sentiments.

The New Yorker

The New Yorker

press

The actors aren't unhinged enough for the scathing conceit, and the script is more of a mechanism than a revelation.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

A knowing or at least a ticklishly amusing demonstration of celebrity and its relay of gazes from one of the most looked-at women in the world. Take, watch, she seems to say, this is my body.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It’s a vanity project that’s difficult to love, but alluring to unpack.

3.0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

The Pitts, it must be said, suffer gorgeously.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

There's no catharsis at the end from the journey taken, just relief that it's over.

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