December 7, 2020
The conclusion is remarkable, satisfying, and absolutely tear-jerking.
July 21, 2020
In Camille, Cukor's direction led Garbo deeper into the heart of the situations than ever before, and into the greatest triumph of her career.
July 22, 2019
Greta Garbo in a wan but beautiful performance as the famous invalid. A splendidly produced and worth-while picture.
January 9, 2018
Miss Garbo, as Marguerite Gauthier, the weak-chested Lady of the Camelias, coughing delicately into a lace hanky, never looked or languished better.
August 17, 2011
Garbo seems to be dying of an unspecified movie disease where star power is more apparent than actual illness. Issues of plausibility do not, however, get in the way of the snappy dialogue, which is a big surprise for such a standard melodrama.
April 21, 2010
The first half is a bit slow and occasionally corny, but the second half, where Marguerite finds herself forced to make decisions instead of coyly putting them off, really picks up.
June 29, 2005
Garbo gives her most accomplished and touching performance in Cukor's 1937 version of Camille; Robert Taylor is good too as her younger lover.
January 28, 2004
Miss Garbo has interpreted Marguerite Gautier with the subtlety that has earned for her the title, 'first lady of the screen.'
February 16, 2003
Solid, stolid, and not much fun. There are better Garbo films.
January 1, 2000
Camille (1936) is one of the most romantically-atmospheric films ever made and a classic, well-known melodramatic love/tragedy
January 1, 2000
The great Garbo at her radiant peak, and certainly among the top five most romantic movies ever made.