Please note that the film has no English dialogue nor English subtitles!
That the film works as stirringly as it does is largely because of that brash, heart-on-sleeve engagement with it´s characters´messy, unfinished feelings, not to mention Ozon´s canny knack for playing on French star personae. In a uniformly committed ensemble, Menochet´s rivetiong bullishness as a performer perfectly balances Poupaud´s razor-cut delicacy at the opposite end of spectrum; as a splintered snapshot of contemporary masculinity in various forms of crisis, Ozon could hardly have cast By The Grace of God better.
Guy Lodge, Variety
The conviction of Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the Archibishop of Lyon, was the first in France against such a high-profile clergyman…
The New York Times 7.3.2019