Rick (2004)

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Based on the opera 'Rigoletto,' this is the story of a middle-aged corporate climber who has lost sight of his humanity. Rick is a cold, emotionless employee of the Image Company, a marketing firm situated in Manhattan's financial district. But Rick has another life, unknown to anyone at his company -- a seemingly quiet domestic arrangement with his teenage daughter, Eve. It is a secret he has kept well hidden from the pernicious confines of his workplace. But when his boss' wandering eye … More

Rating: R (for sexual content and language)
Genre: Drama
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Written By: Daniel Handler
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On DVD: Nov 9, 2004
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All Critics (26) | Top Critics (8)

By hewing so faithfully to their source, the creators don't let the material pursue its own direction, and the result feels dramatically arbitrary.

Full Review… | October 22, 2004
San Francisco Chronicle
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[The] story and emotions seem a little too big for the frame.

Full Review… | October 15, 2004
Seattle Times
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An ill-advised combination of tragedy and satire, it generally plays like the coffee-break fantasy of a temp who messed up a lunch order and paid for it with his dignity.

Full Review… | October 8, 2004
Los Angeles Times
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Everything about this curio is claustrophobic.

Full Review… | October 8, 2004
Boston Globe
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Impressive -- and utterly depressing -- feature debut.

Full Review… | October 7, 2004
L.A. Weekly
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It's rotten to the core and right down to the end. But if you find that such extremes can be fascinating, then the movie may cheer you, not because it is happy, but because it goes for broke.

Full Review… | October 6, 2004
Chicago Sun-Times
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