• R, 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Drama, Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Asia Argento
    In Theaters:
    Jan 1, 2000 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 26, 2002
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Scarlet Diva Reviews

David Rooney
Variety
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October 18, 2008
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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It's a demented kitsch mess (although the smeary digital video does match the muddled narrative), but it's savvy about celebrity and has more guts and energy than much of what will open this year.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 19, 2002
F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly
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This is such a dazzlingly self-assured directorial debut that it's hard to know what to praise first.

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September 19, 2002
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Scarlet Diva has a voyeuristic tug, but all in all it's a lot less sensational than it wants to be.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

August 16, 2002
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
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The film, while not exactly assured in its execution, is notable for its sheer audacity and openness.

August 16, 2002
Megan Turner
New York Post
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This is an egotistical endeavor from the daughter of horror director Dario Argento (a producer here), but her raw performance and utter fearlessness make it strangely magnetic.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

August 9, 2002
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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"Argento splatters her colorful life on the screen like an adolescent's diary, trusting others to sort through the fascinating mess."

August 8, 2002
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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It is, by conventional standards, a fairly terrible movie ... but it is also weirdly fascinating, a ready-made Eurotrash cult object. It is also, at times, curiously moving.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

August 8, 2002
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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When twentysomething hotsies make movies about their lives, hard-driving narcissism is a given, but what a world we'd live in if Argento's Hollywood counterparts ... had this much imagination and nerve.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 6, 2002
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