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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

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Edoardo Ponti

Jan 13, 2004

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

October 4, 2002 Full Review Source: Toronto Star
Toronto Star
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Slick little perfumed soap opera.

October 4, 2002 Full Review Source: Globe and Mail
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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

November 22, 2003 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
Filmcritic.com

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

October 4, 2002
Jam! Movies

A lyrical film about redemption, forgiveness and hope.

October 4, 2002
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