6.2/10
1,894
14 user 91 critic

Let the Sunshine In (2017)

Un beau soleil intérieur (original title)
Trailer
1:37 | Trailer

Get Showtimes

In 1 theater near Ashburn VA US [change]

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Reviews
Popularity
2,001 ( 24)
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A young woman returns home after the breakdown of a relationship to discover her father is dating a woman her age.

Director: Philippe Garrel
Stars: Éric Caravaca, Esther Garrel, Louise Chevillotte
Zama (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

Director: Lucrecia Martel
Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Members of the advocacy group ACT UP Paris demand action by the government and pharmaceutical companies to combat the AIDS epidemic in the early 1990s.

Director: Robin Campillo
Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel
Western (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A group of German construction workers start a tough job at a remote site in the Bulgarian countryside. The foreign land awakens the men's sense of adventure, but they are also confronted ... See full summary »

Director: Valeska Grisebach
Stars: Meinhard Neumann, Reinhardt Wetrek, Syuleyman Alilov Letifov
Jeune femme (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In her early thirties, broke, and in the wake of a humbling breakup, a spirited, yet rudderless young woman finds herself struggling to get by in the bustling Parisian metropolis; however, if she can make it there, she'll make it anywhere.

Director: Léonor Serraille
Stars: Laetitia Dosch, Souleymane Seye Ndiaye, Grégoire Monsaingeon
Happy End (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A drama about a family set in Calais with the European refugee crisis as the backdrop.

Director: Michael Haneke
Stars: Isabelle Huppert, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Mathieu Kassovitz
Geu-hu (2017)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

The married Bongwan leaves home in the dark morning and sets off to work. The memories of the woman who left weigh down on him. That day Bongwan's wife finds a love note, bursts into the office, and mistakes Areum for the woman who left.

Director: Sang-soo Hong
Stars: Yunhee Cho, Ki Joabang, Min-hee Kim
Loveless (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments.

Director: Andrey Zvyagintsev
Stars: Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin, Matvey Novikov
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

During the making of one of his films, French film director Jean-Luc Godard falls in love with 17-year old actress Anne Wiazemsky and later marries her.

Director: Michel Hazanavicius
Stars: Louis Garrel, Stacy Martin, Bérénice Bejo
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

It tells the story of Teresa, a 54-year-old woman who works as a domestic employee in a family home in Buenos Aires. For decades she has taken refuge in the routine of her tasks, but now ... See full summary »

Directors: Cecilia Atán, Valeria Pivato
Stars: Paulina García, Claudio Rissi
L'atelier (2017)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The scene is set one Summer in La Ciotat, a town near Marseille which used to be prosperous thanks to its huge dockyard but has been in decline since its closing 25 years before. It is in ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Cantet
Stars: Marina Foïs, Matthieu Lucci, Florian Beaujean
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Marina, a transgender woman who works as a waitress and moonlights as a nightclub singer, is bowled over by the death of her older boyfriend.

Director: Sebastián Lelio
Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Isabelle
... Vincent
Philippe Katerine ... Mathieu
... Maxime
... Ariane
... L'acteur
... Marc
Laurent Grévill ... François
Bruno Podalydès ... Fabrice
Paul Blain ... Sylvain
... La femme dans la voiture
... Denis, le voyant
Schemci Lauth
Charles Pépin ... Homme campagne
Tania de Montaigne ... Femme campagne
Edit

Storyline

Isabelle, Parisian artist, divorced mother, is looking for love, true love at last.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

27 September 2017 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Let the Sunshine In  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$39,699, 29 April 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$391,661, 20 May 2018
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Watch it for Juliette Binoche's towering performance
20 May 2018 | by See all my reviews

"Let the Sunshine In" (2017 release from France; 94 min.; original title "Un beau soleil intérieur") brings the story of Isabelle. As the movie opens, we see Isabelle, naked, and making love to a guy we later learn is married (but not to Isabelle). Isabelle is enjoying a week of relative freedom as her 10 yr. old daughter is away at her dad's, Isabelle's former husband Francois. Soon we learn that Isabelle is deeply unhappy and restless about where she is in her life, and her love life in particular. At this point we're 10 min. into the movie but to tell you more of the plot would spoil your viewing experience, you'll just have to see for yourself how it all plays out.

Couple of comments: this is the latest movie from French writer-director Claire Denis. Here she gets to work with one of France's treasures, actress Juliette Binoche. Binoche carries this movie on her shoulders from start to finish, and along the way exposes herself in ways I can't recall before. And it has to be said: Binoche is not in her mid-50s but she looks at least 10 years younger. The movie is what one could generalize as being a "typical French talkie", in which there is a lot, a LOT, of conversation and not much else. The director had the great sense of letting scenes play out, for minutes on, without interruption, as if we are simply a fly on the wall listening in on strangers talking. And yet, for all that closeness, I couldn't find myself all that emotionally invested in the movie or these characters. Yes, one feels that Binoche is delivering a towering performance but so what? Last but not least, Gerard Depardieu makes an appearance at the very end of the movie, as a fortune teller of some sort.

""Let the Sunshine In" premiered at last year's Cannes film festival, to positive acclaim (mostly for Juliette Binoche's performance). Almost exactly a year later, this movie finally showed up at my local art-house theater here in Cincinnati. The Saturday matinee performance where I saw this at was not attended well (4 people, including myself), I honestly can't see this playing in the theater very long. If you are interested in "French talkies" or a character study of a woman struggling with various relationships (think "An Unmarried Woman" or "Starting Over"), I'd suggest you check this out, be it in the theater, on VOD, or eventually on DVD/Blu-ray, and draw your own conclusion.


0 of 0 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 14 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Sci-Fi Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular sci-fi movies and TV shows available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial