Daily Archives: June 6, 2007

How could you not want to see this movie?

Marion Cotillard’s feral portrait of the French singer Édith Piaf as a captive wild animal hurling herself at the bars of her cage is the most astonishing immersion of one performer into the body and soul of another I’ve ever encountered in a film.

Stephen Holden, The New York Times, 2/28/2007