A Couch in New York (1996)

Chantal Akerman directs Juliette Binoche, William Hurt and Paul Guilfoyle in this romantic comedy where a New York therapist and a Parisian flake swap apartments.

Stilted, detached performances and a cliche-only script consign this to oblivion. Genre directors often struggle when they ambitiously attempt to make art but this implies arthouse directors should never be allowed near pure entertainments. Embarrassing for all involved.


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