Between Strangers (2002)




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Three women living in Toronto find themselves confronting emotional crises regarding the men in their lives in this drama. Olivia (Sophia Loren) is a woman who spends her days looking after her husband, John (Pete Postlethwaite), who is confined to a wheelchair. Olivia has long aspired to a career as an artist, but John, not emotionally generous, refuses to hear of her wasting her time on such things. However, Olivia does find encouragement from an unlikely source -- Max (Gérard Depardieu), an … More

Rating: R
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Edoardo Ponti
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On DVD: Jan 13, 2004
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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (3)

Except for heartfelt performances by Sophia Loren and Pete Postlethwaite as her wheelchair-bound husband, Between Strangers is an awful cheat.

Full Review… | October 4, 2002
Toronto Star
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Slick little perfumed soap opera.

Full Review… | October 4, 2002
Globe and Mail
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Full Review… | March 27, 2009
Top Critic

As soft-lit and saccharine as a Sugar Jones video, it tries to pass off sentiment as emotion and artifice as art.

December 1, 2003
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

mildly satisfying

Full Review… | November 22, 2003

It is fabulously badly made, with rare weak performances from otherwise excellent actors ... and idiotic dialogue and events.

October 4, 2002
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