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Priceless (2008)

4 Ratings: 3.0
Art House & International and Comedy movie directed by Pierre Salvadori

Pricelessprovides a sweet and sour look at the world of the super-rich. Jean (The Valet's Gad Elmaleh) works at a luxury hotel on the French Riviera. His opposite number, Irène (Amélie's Audrey Tautou), lives off wealthy men, like … see full wiki

Director: Pierre Salvadori
Genre: Foreign
4 reviews about Priceless (2008)
review by . January 05, 2009
Jean might well be the employee of the month at the luxury hotel where he works... if only someone would notice that he's working. He walks the guests' dogs, assists the housekeepers, totes luggage and mans the bar working hours that leave him asleep on his feet. Most men would pitty poor Jean (Gad Elmaleh), if he weren't so darn fortunate, at least for one night. A combination of factors leads him into a champagne cocktail-fueled night with Irène (perfectly played by Audrey Tautou). The polite …
review by . December 22, 2008
In his 2006 film "Priceless," Pierre Salvadori delivers the utterly charming gamine Audrey Tautou ( "Amelie") adorned beautifully in luxurious designer duds against a spectacular backdrop of the uber playgrounds of the rich and richer in a supposedly light romantic comedy that should be as fun and frivolous as "The Valet (La Doublure)" but quite sadly just doesn't live up to its promise or premise.     Irene (Tautou) is the type of woman about whom all mothers warn their sons--even …
review by . December 20, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
I'm going out on a limb and giving this film 5 stars. No it's not epic long lasting cinema, but it's a perfectly enjoyable, wonderfully well made, bit of entertainment. It's in the same vein as Cousin Cousine Cousin, Cousine, or when you read the synopsis, not a movie you would want to watch. However, the French have this ability to make films that take what, to American sensibility, would be an offensive film, and make it charming.     This film is a little charming film. From …
review by . December 14, 2008
PRICELESS ( Hors de Prix) manages to puff along on its rather slim story line and keep the audience interested primarily due to the presence of Audrey Tautou. Though the script by Benoît Graffin and Pierre Salvador is loaded with good lines and despite the fact that director Pierre Salvadori manages to keep the appearance of the film full of glossy fun, the story thins after the first hour and pleads for some tighter editing.    The location is the French Riviera and the action …
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