Besotted (2001)




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A woman who casts spells of love discovers they don't always work as planned in this independent romantic comedy-drama. Holly (Holly Angell Hardman) is a sorceress who arrives in an oceanside community on Cape Cod with the intent of bringing lovers together. However, Holly soon discovers it is not as easy a task as she imagined, as the village has more than its share of broken hearts and dashed hopes. Vicky (Susan Gibney), a rough but good-hearted woman who drives a lobster boat, is infatuated … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Directed By:
Written By: Holly Angell Hardman, Holly Hardman
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as Shep Whitham

as Vicky Avellar

as Damien Fielding

as Holly the Sorceress,...

as Harris

as Mona the Herbalist

as Cap'n Dave

as Kristen

as Mrs. Buell

as Raymond
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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (5)

The director and her capable cast appear to be caught in a heady whirl of New Age-inspired good intentions, but the spell they cast isn't the least bit mesmerizing.

Full Review… | November 7, 2002
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

The whole thing comes off like a particularly amateurish episode of Bewitched that takes place during Spring Break.

November 1, 2002
New York Post
Top Critic

Like a soft drink that's been sitting open too long: it's too much syrup and not enough fizz.

Full Review… | October 31, 2002
New York Times
Top Critic

This story of unrequited love doesn't sustain interest beyond the first half-hour.

Full Review… | October 29, 2002
Village Voice
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Full Review… | January 9, 2003
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Nothing here amuses or delights or rings true.

Full Review… | January 9, 2003
Film Journal International

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