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The Magus Reviews

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January 8, 2018
It is surprising how the movie (which was shot, incidentally, in Majorca without the Greek crisis in mind) is not embarrassing, but actually dovetails with yachtings and oppressions in contemporary Greece.
November 15, 2006
Caine e Quinn estabelecem uma forte química em um filme complexo que não se preocupa em ajudar o espectador a compreender seus intrincados jogos psicológicos. Peca apenas pela trilha sonora inadequada e por uma atuação sem vida de Bergen.
| Original Score: 4/5
April 11, 2020
By...clinging to the original book it suffers from the same pitfalls, mainly the preposterous plot twists and suffocating sense of self-seriousness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
January 24, 2020
The Magus not only suffers from [director Guy] Green's lack of intuition and precision (that is, everything that separates a didacticist from an artist), but also from Fowles' directly transcribed literary illusions.
February 23, 2012
The Magus is an esoteric, talky, slowly-developing, sensitively-executed, and somewhat dull film.
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