Celluloid Dreams The Directors Label

   

A subtle yet utterly engrossing Gallic thriller…a crafty exercise in classic genre filmmaking, but with enough restraint and thematic oomph to push it to arthouse levels
VARIETY

Compelling…it’s Nebbou’s ability to create a sense of dread that draws you in
NOW
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A tense drama that gives two of France’s finest actresses roles to sink their teeth into…fascinating ethical questions give the film its residual power
SCREEN DAILY
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Imprinting between mother and child is elevated to thematic heights…this psychological duel “packs a punch.” Watching these two accomplished actresses square off with maternal fangs bared makes for entertaining if not thoroughly believable melodrama.
TWITCH

Safy Nebbou proves with Mark of An Angel that as well as being an excellent storyteller, he is also a brilliant director…Catherine Frot wonderfully incarnates the dubious Elsa
LE JOURNAL DU DIMANCHE

It’s ambiguity creates suspense…a merciless psychological face-to-face…as well as the deeply-moving portrait of a woman in complete turmoil
TÉLECINÉOBS

Thanks to emotion that is skin-deep, Catherine Frot removes her comic mask to offer a deeply-moving performance to match an impeccable Sandrine Bonnaire
PARIS MATCH

This intimate drama is moving because it refers to essential questions of motherhood , blood ties, grief or denial
PREMIÈRE

The disturbing subtleness of the script and the elegance of the direction serve to deepen the intensity of this emotional story. One of the best films of the summer
LE POINT

Well kept, avoids the overflow of tears or words by paying meticulous attention to behaviour and glances
TÉLÉRAMA

Nebbou’s taut, psychological tale is gripping and disturbing…Both Frot and Bonnaire make the perfect imperfect mothers.
TORONTO FRANCO

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