Les beaux jours2013

Critics score:
86 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic:"Bright Days Ahead" offers an interesting twist on the May-December romance.Read more

Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader:Ardant might wrestle with alienation, but Bright Days Ahead never risks alienating its self-satisfied target audience.Read more

Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times:The well-observed script touches on a number of everyday issues about the aging process - whether you're pushing 40 or passing 60 - that add a tender and enlightening layer to this engaging, leisurely paced film.Read more

Stephen Holden, New York Times:Struggling to get out from under the film's too-cheery surface is a much more serious movie about grown-ups confronting the depredations of old age.Read more

Trevor Johnston, Time Out:We've seen variations on the character before. But Fanny Ardant's performance as the straitlaced wife ... is insightful and note-perfect.Read more

Katherine Vu, Village Voice:It's refreshing to see an optimistic story about an older woman who is funny, smart, and desirable, even if her happy life doesn't leave much room for conflict.Read more