Review: “Delicacy.”

In the French romantic comedy Delicacy,  there is a gorgeous Parisian woman who’s in a semi-permanent state of celibacy after losing her husband. She ignores advances from handsome men, and ultimately chooses a good-natured Swede with poor fashion sense. Everyone who sees the Swede, including the audience, has an Arrested Development moment where they think “Him?” or “Is he funny or something?” But co-writer/director David Foenkinos, working from his novel, makes us believe in the unlikely pair.

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