Onegin Reviews

September 7, 2011
Onegin is as pretty a picture as anyone could want of a Russian lit-flick ...
June 17, 2008
The heart of Pushkin's celebrated classic pumps firm and full in debuting director Martha Fiennes' richly textured pic version.
January 26, 2006
Even if grand pathos isn't achieved, Martha Fiennes makes a brave and welcome stab at it.
March 24, 2003
With a character as enigmatic and detached as Onegin, you want at least an opinion or a point of view on his actions from the filmmakers, something other than splendor served up frame-by-frame.
January 1, 2000
Unable to capture either its wit, psychological acuity, or formal rigor, the movie essentially reduces the schematic, seesaw narrative to doomy clichs.
January 1, 2000
There is a cool, mannered elegance to the picture that I like, but it's dead at its center.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
The film's only real flaw -- alas, a substantial one -- is that its pace is too deliberate and gets more deliberate as it goes along.
January 1, 2000
Fiennes strolls through "Onegin," his sister Martha's hot-blooded, balmy first film, like a dandy on the prowl for some young woman to hurt.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
A worthy and intelligent project that's hard to knock in a world ruled by Adam Sandler.