A bubbly froth of gay camp and comic Jewish hysteria.... Will bring smiles of recognition to anyone who hasn’t seen early Woody Allen in a while.
A charmingly wacky, unpredictable comedy that is filled with fun cinematic references, with the first-time feature-film director openly paying tribute to his many influences with an infectious glee.
Let My People Go! is built on a foundation of sweetness and smarts.
Cartoonish situations, broad characterizations and color-saturated Pierre-et-Gilles aesthetic amplify each narrative stroke, resulting in a satisfying if not wholly filling bonbon of a film.
Candy-colored and sugarcoated, Let My People Go! tosses gay stereotypes into a Jewish holiday, adds the bedroom-door-banging beats of French farce, then piles on the dysfunction.
A fairy-tale romance whose title acknowledges both a saturation in and longing to be free of Jewish cultural baggage, Mikael Buch's Let My People Go! cross-breeds cultures that are rarely paired onscreen.
Romantic comedies may be commonplace at the multiplex. However, throw in a little Jewish guilt, a gay friendly plot and a bit of farce, and you’ve got the quirkiest love story to release in 2012.
If you're looking for a comedy and an entertaining fun movie, you will have to see Let My People Go!
For a fun, undemanding time at the movies, one couldn’t do much better than the sweet zaniness of Mikael Buch’s Let My People Go!