Guernsey (2005)

Guernsey

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Anna is a is a quiet, slightly timid woman of thirty. She lives with her family in the suburbs of a major city. Anna and her husband Sebastiaan have a calm and steady relationship. Before they got married he was her older sister's lover. Now all three seem good friends.Anna is an irrigation specialist who often travels to developing countries. During one of her visits abroad a female colleague commits suicide. The woman has hung herself. Anna finds her. Even though Anna wasn't close with the … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Critic Reviews for Guernsey

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (4)

A cool slice of European minimalist drama.

July 17, 2006
Hollywood Reporter
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Of all the modes of modern alienation, there is none so persistent and arbitrary as finding oneself trapped in a glacially paced European art film.

July 6, 2006
New York Times
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...it's an oasis of visual gravity, firmly tripod-rooted to the ground and entirely free of handheld manipulations. Sharply acted under the restrictive circumstances, the film might be too preconceived for its own good...

Full Review… | July 5, 2006
Village Voice
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Rock solid visual assurance carries the day in this tale of few words.

Full Review… | October 10, 2005
Variety
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The performances from her actors are tops, but what steals the show is Leopold's mastery of her visual language, dominated by Richard van Oosterhout's sumptuous widescreen lensing.

Full Review… | May 2, 2006
european-films.net

Leopold skillfully and self-assuredly draws the audience in, using the sparse and understated timbre of classic French new wave.

Full Review… | October 10, 2005
culturevulture.net

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