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Intimacy Reviews

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Emanuel Levy

Chereau's first English-speaking feature, based on Hanif Kureishi's stories, is a bold, full-frontal (literally) exploration of the mysteries of male and female sexual desire. As such, the audacious film will divide film critics and get NC-17 rating

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: 4/5

May 28, 2006
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Pulsates with desperate, miserable passion.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: B+

October 5, 2005
Ron Wells
Film Threat

It's ironic that a film exploring the mysteries of how people succeed and fail to connect with each other then fails to really connect with its audience.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 2.5/5

December 8, 2002
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan

I'm sure Chereau meant this to be a searing portrait of psychic distance, and it certainly is bleak. What it is not, unfortunately, is riveting cinema.

Full Review Source: San Diego Metropolitan

October 21, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a brave art film only because of its porno sex scenes, but it is not necessarily a perceptive one.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C+

June 25, 2002
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

It's a frighteningly realistic look at completely passionless sex, and Fox and Rylance both do a good job of making us uncomfortable as we watch.

| Original Score: 6/10

May 16, 2002
Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle
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There is an interesting story here, but the movie circles it at a distance.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: B-

April 26, 2002
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review

Rylance and Fox, fine actors, bravely grapple through some astonishingly convincing copulation (did they or didn't they?), and even more bravely struggle with Chereau's unspeakable lines.

Full Review Source: Sacramento News & Review | Original Score: 2/5

April 1, 2002
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

For all the sex and vicious psychological game-playing, Chereau's movie is strangely forgettable.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 2/4

March 22, 2002
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The sexual content diverts attention away from what is some very powerful acting by the film's talented cast.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 2/4

March 8, 2002
Marta Barber
Miami Herald
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A film with a few floundering moments that becomes a powerful description of what it means to be intimate.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

March 7, 2002
Jeremy Heilman

Its unflinching attitude toward sex is only weakened by the lack of enjoyment that the characters seem to have while actually having sex.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 5, 2002
Edward Johnson-Ott
NUVO Newsweekly

Contains no great revelations, but a lot of outstanding performances.

Full Review Source: NUVO Newsweekly

January 29, 2002
Robert W. Butler
Kansas City Star

Despite this shortcoming, Intimacy takes us places very few films have, and the central performances are excellent.

Full Review Source: Kansas City Star

January 25, 2002
David N. Butterworth
Movie Boeuf

Porno for the squatter set.

Full Review Source: Movie Boeuf | Original Score: 2/4

January 22, 2002
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Its somber ruminations on passion and desire, marriage and aloneness, resonate with unmistakable force.

January 17, 2002
Gary Thompson
Philadelphia Daily News

The movie is so groundbreaking ... as to be distracting.

January 17, 2002
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

It's never clear ... what, if any, motivation is behind the affair in the first place, or what either participant expects to achieve from their weekly dose of secretive carnality.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 2.5/5

January 13, 2002
Shawn Levy

Rylance and Fox are equally incendiary and sympathetic in difficult, daring roles.

Full Review Source: Oregonian

January 4, 2002
Michael Dequina

The actors' raw emotional expressiveness lends the picture its memorably gritty impact.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/4

January 3, 2002
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