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FILM DETAILS
Certificate
TBC
Cast
Ludivine Sagnier
Jonathan Cohen
Arnaud Ducret
Nicolas Bedos.
Directors
Alexandre Castagnetti.
Screenwriters
Alexandre Castagnetti
Nicolas Bedos
Nirina Ralanto
Brigitte Bémol
Julien Simonet
Xavier Nemo.
Running Time
96 minutes

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Love Is In The Air
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Plot
Artist Julie (Sagnier) finds herself assigned a seat next to her ex, Antoine (Bedos), on a long haul flight. She's pregnant with her new partner's child; he's a slick, self-possessed womaniser who can't still exercise any kind of hold over her. Or can he?


Review
Love Is In The Air

A decent idea is undone by smug scripting and lacklustre direction in this flashbacking charade that sees sculptor Ludivine Sagnier sitting next to contemptible ex Nicolas Bedos on a seven-hour transatlantic flight. Slickly shot and edited, but lacking rom and com.


Verdict
A romantic-comedy that isn't funny or romantic.


Reviewed by David Parkinson

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