Sorry Angel

Sorry Angel

Sorry Angel

A young gay couple's relationship hits hard times in this French drama nominated for both the Queer Palm and the Palme d'Or at Cannes.

"Jacques is a writer living in Paris. He hasn’t turned 40 but already mistrusts that the best in life is yet to come. Arthur is a student living in Brittany. He reads and smiles a lot and refuses to think that everything in life might not be possible. Jacques and Arthur will like each other. Just like in a lovely dream. Just like in a sad story." (Cannes Film Festival)

2019Rating: M, Sex scenes, sexual references & offensive language132 minsFranceFrench with English subtitles
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent
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Variety

Variety

press

Represents yet another major stride in the treatment of gay relationships on-screen.

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

press

A chewy, handsomely staged novel of a movie, Sorry Angel (whose much better French title translates to Pleasure, Love, and Run Fast) contains moments of piercing intelligence and heartbreaking beauty.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

It took a while for this digressive movie to get its hooks in me, but once it did, "Sorry Angel" didn't let go.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It is often poignant and humorous but also placid and complacent, with performances bordering on the self-regarding and even faintly insufferable.

2.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The lines have a consistently witty, acerbic sting; the voices we hear belong to men who are at once entirely comfortable in their skin and yet unafraid to discover new things about themselves.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Vibrant and moving.

Variety

Variety

press

Represents yet another major stride in the treatment of gay relationships on-screen.

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

press

A chewy, handsomely staged novel of a movie, Sorry Angel (whose much better French title translates to Pleasure, Love, and Run Fast) contains moments of piercing intelligence and heartbreaking beauty.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

It took a while for this digressive movie to get its hooks in me, but once it did, "Sorry Angel" didn't let go.

The Guardian

The Guardian

press

It is often poignant and humorous but also placid and complacent, with performances bordering on the self-regarding and even faintly insufferable.

2.0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The lines have a consistently witty, acerbic sting; the voices we hear belong to men who are at once entirely comfortable in their skin and yet unafraid to discover new things about themselves.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Vibrant and moving.

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