Opening

70% The Maze Runner Sep 19
67% A Walk Among the Tombstones Sep 19
44% This Is Where I Leave You Sep 19
84% Tracks Sep 19
92% The Guest Sep 17

Top Box Office

11% No Good Deed $24.3M
72% Dolphin Tale 2 $15.9M
92% Guardians of the Galaxy $8.1M
19% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $4.9M
20% Let's Be Cops $4.4M
89% The Drop $4.1M
37% If I Stay $3.9M
36% The November Man $2.8M
33% The Giver $2.6M
67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

Coming Soon

68% The Equalizer Sep 26
70% The Boxtrolls Sep 26
86% The Two Faces of January Sep 26
—— Two Night Stand Sep 26
91% Jimi: All Is by My Side Sep 26

New Episodes Tonight

100% Garfunkel and Oates: Season 1
—— Haven: Season 5
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
56% Married: Season 1
39% Rush: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Franklin & Bash: Season 4
—— The League: Season 6
56% Legends: Season 1
24% The Mysteries of Laura: Season 1
59% Red Band Society: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

87% Boardwalk Empire: Season 5
86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
90% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
79% You're the Worst: Season 1

The Girl and Death

The Girl and Death (2014)

tomatometer

29

Average Rating: 6/10
Critic Reviews: 7
Fresh: 2 | Rotten: 5

No consensus yet.

audience

50

liked it
Average Rating: 3.4/5
User Ratings: 72

Photos

My Rating

Movie Info

In Russia of the post-WWII era, aging doctor Nicolai (Sergey Makovetsky - DUSKA) returns to an old, abandoned hotel outside of Liepzig, Germany, the place where he first met his great love 50 years ago, and relives his romantic tragedy. The hotel still bears the traces of its impressive past. As a young medical student travelling from Moscow en route to Paris, young Nicolai (Leonid Bichevin) meets and falls in love with the beautiful courtesan Elise (Sylvia Hoeks) at the hotel, which is also a

Unrated,

Drama, Romance

Jos Stelling, Bert Rijkelijkhuizen

Shadow Distribution - Official Site External Icon

Cast

Latest News on The Girl and Death

April 24, 2014:
Critics Consensus: The Other Woman is Short On Laughs
This week at the movies, we've got spurned ladies (The Other Woman, starring Cameron Diaz and Leslie...

ADVERTISEMENT

Friend Ratings

No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.

All Critics (13) | Top Critics (7) | Fresh (4) | Rotten (9)

What emerges is a hypnotic, strangely wistful and affecting portrait.

May 23, 2014 Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The film's emotional center rings coldly hollow, its star-crossed lovers coming off more like projected figures than flesh-and-blood players.

April 30, 2014 Full Review Source: Variety
Variety
Top Critic IconTop Critic

There's no sense that the film recognizes its own absurd elements.

April 25, 2014 Full Review Source: NPR
NPR
Top Critic IconTop Critic

The movie proves to be a fragile conceit. It's as likely to fall apart and cause frustration as it is to induce a reverie.

April 24, 2014 Full Review Source: New York Times
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Atmosphere and nostalgia trump all in Pushkin-loving romance.

April 24, 2014 Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Though consistently watchable, never plucks the heartstrings in the way of a great star-crossed romance.

April 22, 2014 Full Review Source: Time Out New York
Time Out New York
Top Critic IconTop Critic

With far too much focus on form and feeling rather than a coherent story and character depth, the filmmaker diminishes what the meaning of cinema is all about. And opts instead for the silent imagery and still gaze more suited to the medium of fine art.

May 17, 2014 Full Review Source: NewsBlaze
NewsBlaze

A leisurely-paced, operative love story with well-nuanced performances. If there were any justice, it would be nominated for Best Costume Design, Best Set Design and Best Cinematography.

April 28, 2014 Full Review Source: NYC Movie Guru
NYC Movie Guru

The sort of movie in which one character will say "Love destroys everything; love is an illusion" to another character mere seconds after the two characters are introduced.

April 25, 2014 Full Review Source: RogerEbert.com
RogerEbert.com

As lifeless as its heroine, whose fate is so baldly spelled out in that title, this period confection strives for high romance but achieves mere ennui.

April 24, 2014 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

There's a difference between elemental melodrama and superficial clichés, and gorgeous cinematography and period production design can only delay this recognizance for so long-and certainly not for two grueling hours.

April 24, 2014 Full Review Source: The Dissolve
The Dissolve

A sumptuous production about a courtesan and a young man who tries to win her away from a rich count.

April 19, 2014 Full Review Source: Compuserve
Compuserve

Audience Reviews for The Girl and Death

There are no featured audience reviews yet. Click the link below to see what others say about The Girl and Death!

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

Discussion Forum

Discuss The Girl and Death on our Movie forum!

What's Hot On RT

Red Carpet Roundup
Red Carpet Roundup

100 pics from Toronto Film Fest

Hunger Games
Hunger Games

New Mockingjay - Part 1 trailer

New on DVD & Blu-Ray
New on DVD & Blu-Ray

Godzilla, The Fault in Our Stars

24 Frames
24 Frames

Longest-running American sitcoms gallery

Foreign Titles

  • Das Mädchen und der Tod (DE)
  • The Girl and Death (Het Meisje en de Dood) (UK)
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile