• Unrated, 1 hr. 31 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Dan Sallitt
    In Theaters:
    Mar 1, 2013 Limited
    On DVD:
    Aug 19, 2013
  • The Cinema Guild

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The Unspeakable Act Reviews

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David Fear
Time Out New York
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You couldn't accuse the cast members of being good actors (several struggle to be merely amateurish).

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 3/5

February 26, 2013
Nicolas Rapold
New York Times
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[It] is about the familiar more than it is about the forbidden.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 28, 2013
Joseph Jon Lanthier
Slant Magazine

Writer-director Dan Sallitt's fourth feature moves with confident boldness from the incestuous gauntlet its prologue impishly hurls down.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

February 26, 2013
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

An intelligent and chillingly engaging dark arthouse film, dedicated to Eric Rohmer.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B+

October 18, 2013
Neil Young
Hollywood Reporter
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Sensitive subject-matter is handled with tact and intelligence in this tart if talky US indie.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

March 7, 2013
Ray Pride
Newcity

Sallitt dedicates "The Unspeakable Act" to Eric Rohmer, and there is some of the cloistered hush of Salinger's Glass family here, but this fluent film has its own serene yet vivid life.

Full Review Source: Newcity

April 14, 2014
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