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Bel Ami
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6.4

Bel Ami

AV Club
7 June 2012
  • Excerpt: Guy de Maupassant’s novel Bel Ami has been adapted for the stage and screen multiple times—most memorably in 1947, in a movie starring George Sanders and Angela Lansbury. The novel’s appeal is obvious: It explores the social strata of 19th-century Paris by showing an ambitious scoundrel hopping from...
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Overall 7
7.0

Bel Ami

The Digital Fix
6 March 2012
  • Excerpt: Set in Paris in the 1890s, based on a story by Guy de Maupassant, and retaining its original French title, it may come as a surprise to see Bel Ami populated by an all-English speaking cast.
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Variety
17 February 2012
  • Summary: Displaying little in the way of wily self-assurance, charisma or gravitas, the "Twilight Saga" heartthrob doesn't exactly invigorate this flailing English-language adaptation of Guy de Maupassant's much-filmed novel.
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Overall 4
4.0

Bel Ami

Flicks
17 September 2012
  • Summary: There are few stories I relish as much as those that centre around some sort of societal ascension. There's something quite delicious about watching a character weave around his or her class status to infiltrate a rarefied arena, only to inevitably become a victim of its corruptive influence.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bel Ami

totalfilm.com
13 July 2012
Overall 4
4.0

Bel Ami

Empire Online
28 April 2012
  • Conclusion: Even with a strong cast to gild its endless chambers and salons, there's barely a spark of soul to fuel its story. Pattinson is no Malkovich either.
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Overall 6
6.0

Bel Ami

totalfilm.com
27 February 2012
  • Summary: Beautiful but muddled re-do of Guy de Maupassant’s classic French novel.
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Overall 4
4.0

Bel Ami

MovieZine
27 March 2015
  • Excerpt: Älskare av Robert Pattinsons begränsade skådespelarförmåga (läs: ”Twilight”-fans) lär utan tvekan gå igång på den här kostymsåpan. Andra lär mest sörja begåvade skådespelerskors bortkastade talanger.
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