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Breaking and Entering

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

December 15, 2006 (NY, LA)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Anthony Minghella

Starring :

Jude Law, Juliette Binoche, Robin Wright Penn, Ray Winstone, Martin Freeman, Vera Farmiga, Poppy Rogers, Mark Benton

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  2 of 5 [Rate It]

2 of 4

“..the situations are contrived and the key characters don't connect..”
by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
“..rewarding though occasionally pretentious..”
by Kirk Honeycutt [The Hollywood Reporter]
1.5 of 4

“..plays out like a softer, more cuddly version of Michael Haneke's Cach?..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
2 of 5

“..nobody in the film comes across in a particularly good light..”
by David Mercier [FilmJudge]
3 of 5

“..Minghella returns to his roots for a moody and stylish London drama that's full of terrific scenes and strong performances..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
“..conspicuously thoughtful and civilized..”
by Todd McCarthy [Variety]
Review rate : B+
Reviewed by Clayton Davis [The Cinema Source]
3.5 of 4
Reviewed by Gary Goldstein [Reel]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Bob Strauss [L.A. Daily News]
Reviewed by Kevin Courrier [Boxoffice Magazine]
Reviewed by Carina Chocano [Los Angeles Times]

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