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When Night Is Falling Reviews

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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
Symbols are supposed to be subtle, but Rozema is intent upon bludgeoning the audience with them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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
January 1, 2000
Camille's motivation is a complete mystery to us.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
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
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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
June 30, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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.
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
January 1, 2000
A seductive, sensuous experience.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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.
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