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The Weight of Water Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The actors are splendid, especially Sarah Polley and Sean Penn, but we never feel confident that these two plots fit together, belong together, or work together.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2/4

November 1, 2002
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Bigelow is so intent upon making a non-exploitative movie that she de-sensationalizes the film to the point where it loses all energy.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

October 29, 2002
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

The superior plotline isn't quite enough to drag along the dead (water) weight of the other.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 2, 2003
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Weaves a spell over you, with its disturbingly close-up look at damaged psyches and its subtle undercurrents of danger. But its awkward structure keeps breaking the spell.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

November 1, 2002
Manohla Dargis
Los Angeles Times
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No matter how deep her hurt, Jean and her insecurities make for an impoverished counterpoint to the tragedy of a woman imprisoned by history as well as by madness.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

October 31, 2002
Frank Ochieng
TheWorldJournal.com

Bigelow offers some flashy twists and turns that occasionally fortify this turgid fable. But for the most part, The Weight of Water comes off as a two-way time-switching myopic mystery that stalls in its lackluster gear of emotional blandness.

Full Review Source: TheWorldJournal.com | Original Score: 2/4

February 2, 2003
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Despite an impressive roster of stars and direction from Kathryn Bigelow, The Weight of Water is oppressively heavy.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2/5

January 26, 2003
Emily Blunt
Blunt Review

Full Review Source: Blunt Review | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 3, 2002
Erik Childress
eFilmCritic.com

From the diary of Kathryn Bigelow - "Maybe this whole project was some subconscious effort to take shots at the jackasses in my life."

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/4

October 31, 2002
Dennis Schwartz
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It doesn't surprise me that this film sat for two years in storage before released, as the final version appeared clunky.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: C-

March 17, 2003
Pablo Villaca
Cinema em Cena

Nem as ótimas performances de Sarah Polley e Sean Penn conseguem conferir energia a este filme, cujas histórias desenvolvidas paralelamente se anulam de forma implacável.

| Original Score: 3/5

November 12, 2003
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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Lovingly detailed but unaccountably clumsy, obviously ambitious, and unfortunately chintzy.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

October 29, 2002
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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When the movie finally collapses on itself late in the game, it leaves you in the frustrating position of having to pick up its scattered pieces and assemble them as best you can.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 31, 2002
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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A boring, pretentious muddle that uses a sensational, real-life 19th-Century crime as a metaphor for -- well, I'm not exactly sure what -- and has all the dramatic weight of a raindrop.

Full Review Source: Detroit Free Press | Original Score: 1/4

November 1, 2002
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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It's got a good director. Good cast. Good source material. Yet it still sinks like a stone.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: C-

November 2, 2002
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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The Weight of Water uses water as a metaphor for subconscious desire, but this leaky script barely stays afloat.

| Original Score: 2/4

December 13, 2002

It's a 100-year old mystery that is constantly being interrupted by Elizabeth Hurley in a bathing suit.

Full Review Source: TheMovieChicks.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 27, 2002
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

The film might appeal to those who've already read the book, but it's unlikely those who haven't will find much of anything to enjoy here.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 2/4

August 1, 2003
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com

Full Review Source: tonymedley.com | Original Score: 3/10

October 7, 2004
Mike D'Angelo
Time Out New York
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Makes its belated arrival sporting the bloated, pruny appearance of something that's been floating aimlessly for longer than anybody cares to remember.

| Original Score: 42/100

June 13, 2002
Bill Gallo
Dallas Observer
January 8, 2003
Glenn Kenny
Premiere Magazine
September 17, 2003

National Post

July 24, 2001

Arizona Republic
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November 2, 2002

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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November 2, 2002

Boston Phoenix
November 18, 2002

Time Out
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