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An Imperfect Murder (The Private Life of a Modern Woman) Reviews

September 3, 2017
Just 71 minutes long, but so toenail-tweakingly pleased with itself, and so replete with pseud-ish posturing, that by the end it feels as if the whole thing must have been playing at quarter-speed.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
September 3, 2017
This won't raise Toback's ever-wavering profile, but at least it proves him game for a challenge and unashamed to look, let's say, studenty in his earnestness - which feels somehow commendable for a director of his vintage.
September 3, 2017
The Private Life of a Modern Woman is written and directed by James Toback, a once-talented iconoclast now largely fighting shadows.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
September 3, 2017
The Private Life of a Modern Woman shrewdly investigates how an accidental incident upends the equilibrium of a young woman who seems to have everything going for her.
September 3, 2017
"The Private Life of a Modern Woman" is a thrift-shop psychological X-ray that demands to be taken on its own Tobackian terms. But even on those terms, it spends too much time telling us things that it should be showing us.