Pour vous donner une idée du film en lui-même, voici la seule critique sur imdb :
Author: guy-bellinger from Montigny-lès-Metz, France
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"Une employée modèle" is commonly regarded as a poor movie by most, even as a flop by some. I would personally be less disparaging. After all, this is an unpretentious little thriller, designed mainly to entertain - and entertained I was.
The plot revolves around François (François Berléand, more restrained than usual, and quite rightly so considering the role he plays), a software company owner in his fifties. A success in the working world (so much so that a big American corporation covets the new product he has just developed), he is a failure in his private life (he is unable to communicate properly with his daughter and his wife is leaving her after twenty-five years of marriage). He has become a perfect prey for femme fatale Florence...
As I said before, I found this film fun to watch, although I have to admit that this is no masterpiece. Too clichéd (the ugly American shark) and far-fetched (the Marxist cop commissaire Bovary, named after Flaubert, what a mishmash!), "Une employée modèle" suffers mainly from its unbelievable last part.
On the other hand, the first two thirds are not that bad, giving the viewer an insight into the everyday life of a small computer business in provincial France. And the three successive false endings - terribly unrealistic as they are - do get the plot moving again until the very last seconds.
All in all, not such a bomb as announced. Rather a passable thriller, nothing to be ashamed of.
J’aime particulièrement le « nothing to be ashamed of », je me dis que
finalement c’est pas si grave d’avoir participer à une merde pareille.
On a quand même eu l’occasion de rencontrer François Berléand qui est
un con fini et François Morel qui est très gentil.
Du coup j’ai aussi regardé sur AlloCiné et comble du bonheur, on voit kangoo dans la bande-annonce (et le décor c'est les locaux de la première boite où on bossait à Paris).