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The End of the Affair Reviews

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April 25, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 18, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
The elegance of Roger Pratt's camera and the handsome costuming create a tension between the stately surface world and the raw passion of the characters.
January 1, 2000
Handsomely mounted, literate, emotionally sophisticated, The End of the Affair has everything a period romance should have.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
Jordan proves again that he is a supreme storyteller of complex human dramas.
January 1, 2000
The characters are so unsympathetic, the adulterous love affair at the heart of the story so joyless, and the three main performances so mannered that it's hard to feel anything but disappointment and boredom.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Guaranteed to be mistaken for a first-rate picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
For all its obvious psychoanalytic implications, [Jordan's] wacky romantic triangle lost me long before it crawled to its spiritualist conclusion.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
An effective love story that's intensely old-fashioned.
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
The best and most graceful Greene adaptation since The Third Man.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Tasteful and seductive.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
This is the kind of movie in which even the sex scenes are soulless.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
For two-thirds of The End of the Affair [Jordan] does an astonishing job of fusing his pop-magical temperament with Greene's astringency and wit.