The Portrait of a Lady Reviews

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
August 23, 2009
An easy thing to dislike, I suppose, and even easier to find it absolutely fascinating.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Rob Gonsalves
eFilmCritic.com
September 22, 2007
In all, Jane Campion has pulled off a neat trick here -- she's made a film that makes Henry James' work seem positively giddy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
May 13, 2007
A handsome production, but the ass, she doth ache.
| Original Score: 2/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 8, 2005
Not only slow but uninvolving.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com
May 27, 2003
A sophisticated and elegant period piece with the right touch of feminist flourishes to elevate this compelling fable
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
January 10, 2003
So bold and well-orchestrated that you sometimes want to cheer the vividness of a single shot, the humor of a fleeting detail.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 28, 2002
Presents a bold and bewitching screen adaptation of the novel by Henry James.
Top Critic
Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Intelligent but exasperating, its monotonous tone will wear down even viewers who started out in its corner.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 8, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
June 9, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
August 29, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
October 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 4, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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