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A Burning Hot Summer

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

June 29, 2012 (Limited)

Director :

Philippe Garrel

Starring :

Monica Bellucci, Louis Garrel, Celine Sallette, Jerome Robart

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

1.5 of 4

“..the film's observations are surprisingly retrograde, even absurd..”
by Farran Smith Nehme [LA Times]
“..the film nevertheless works up a potent dramatic restlessness, derived from the push-pull between an entitled..”
by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
2 of 4

“..promises a tale of rambunctious sexual appetites and frustrated passions-but in the end, the frustration is mostly the viewer's..”
by Ela Bittencourt [Slant Magazine]
“..here and elsewhere you linger in moments that, like memories and dreams, can feel severed from storybook time...”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
“..existential-romantic roundelay barely simmers, and certainly doesn't scorch..”
by Mark Jenkins [NPR]

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