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Lulu On The Bridge (1998)

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Critic Reviews: 1
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Writer Paul Auster made his solo directorial debut with this romantic drama about an affair between a middle-aged musician and an aspiring actress. Hit by a stray bullet during a nightclub shooting, jazz saxophonist Izzy Maurer (Harvey Keitel) can no longer play, and he falls into a depression. His ex-wife Hannah (Gina Gershon), now attached to producer Philip Kleinman (Mandy Patinkin), turns up unexpectedly to take care of Izzy. Izzy meets Kleinman, and he also has an encounter with

Sep 21, 1999

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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1) | Fresh (0) | Rotten (8) | DVD (4)

This wanbabe noir is frustrating due to the meandering nature of the pretentious, riddle-like script and lethargic, incompetent direction of Paul Auster in his solo directorial debut

November 15, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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Less spellbinding than it wants to be, losing its energy and occasionally its brains in long passages of surprisingly sentimental schmaltz.

April 17, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Scouts
Film Scouts

Right up to the end, which was a lousy cheat ending, I was entranced by the story and the characters.

February 28, 2002 Full Review Source: Goatdog's Movies
Goatdog's Movies

I just got the feeling Auster didn't know too much more about this mystery than the viewer did.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Comment (1)
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Auster's script asks us to suspend our disbelief far more than is reasonable.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
Apollo Guide

Whatever.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com
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I had high hopes for another film starring Keitel and written by Paul Auster. It really wasn't that great and the payoff was more convoluted than not.
April 8, 2008
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