Sweetie Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
December 27, 2011
Jane Camion's stunning feature debut is a bold and audacious dark comedy about sexual politics and dysfunctional family relations.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 15, 2011
...a highly visual domestic horror film, a sui generis experience
Full Review | Original Score: 89/100
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
August 11, 2009
[Jane Campion's] first full-fledged, no-doubt-about-it, stone-cold masterpiece.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
December 19, 2008
a helter skelter ride through the offbeat life of a suburban Australian family whose youngest daughter is 'abnormal'
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
October 19, 2006
The director manages to sustain the film's quirky emotional tone, much more important than sustaining a plot.
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 30, 2002
A strong early effort from Jane Campion.
| Original Score: 3/5
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
February 28, 2002
A sometimes gripping, sometimes funny, and sometimes maddening portrait of a family that cannot deal with their internal problems.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
It's hard to sum up Sweetie, which happens to be one of the movie's strengths.
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
August 22, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
March 27, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
August 29, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
April 14, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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David Ansen
Newsweek
September 8, 2008
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Sue Gillett
Senses of Cinema
June 6, 2001

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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