The Portrait of a Lady Reviews

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Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
May 13, 2007
A handsome production, but the ass, she doth ache.
| Original Score: 2/5
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
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 4, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
October 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 8, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
June 9, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
Top Critic
Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 8, 2005
Not only slow but uninvolving.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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
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
Top Critic
Todd McCarthy
Variety
March 27, 2009
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts
April 17, 2002
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
David Kelly
Senses of Cinema
January 8, 2002
Top Critic
Janet Maslin
New York Times
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
January 1, 2000
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner
January 1, 2000
Top Critic
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
February 14, 2001
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
David Denby
New York Magazine/Vulture
September 26, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Top Critic

Washington Post
January 1, 2000

E! Online
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
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