When Night Is Falling - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

When Night Is Falling Reviews

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October 2, 2005
The film is intelligent, sensitive and in its own uniquely quiet way quite a delicious treat.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
December 18, 2002
A well-done portrait of a person who has to come to grips with the fact that love, while a many-splendoured thing, is also extremely unpredictable.
| Original Score: 4/5
December 5, 2002
Those looking for an earnest depiction (and one that doesn't wallow in the seemingly inherent 'leering' of similar films), it's probably worthy of a look.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 22, 2002
Powerful film that beautifully choreographs the potencies of sexual desire in a woman who has put too much emphasis upon her mind.
June 5, 2002
When compared to such incisive lesbian dramas as Lianna and Desert Hearts, Rozema's effort seems flat and banal.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 13, 2001
It is so focused on its own boldness, its dare-to-shock sensuality (the film got an NC-17 from the MPAA, but is being released unrated), that nothing else comes through.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
Symbols are supposed to be subtle, but Rozema is intent upon bludgeoning the audience with them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
When Night is Falling has too many unintended laughs for its passion to be convincing.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
A seductive, sensuous experience.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Camille's motivation is a complete mystery to us.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
January 1, 2000
Rozema is a fabulist with a strong visual sense, and she creates a distinctive, enclosed world to illustrate Camille's odyssey.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
All the performances are excellent.
June 30, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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