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Affliction Reviews

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January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 2.5/5
January 10, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: C+
September 25, 2002
Despite some great performances, Affliction never really takes off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 11, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
August 17, 2001
Overwrought metaphors abound in Paul Schrader's ham-fisted Affliction.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 1, 2000
A terrible waste of a cast, script, and my time.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
January 8, 2005
Affliction is a shattering film, a dose of bracing naturalism based on Russell Banks' most lacerating novel.
Read More | Original Score: A-
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
October 2, 2002
January 11, 2007
Schrader has skillfully turned Banks' novel into a compelling character study.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
January 1, 2000
Affliction is one of Paul Schrader's most subtle and confident films, and damn hard to shake off.
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 17, 2003
A terrifying movie that faces the truth of cruelty and its everlasting results.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 30, 2002
The heart of Affliction is Nick Nolte's searing performance.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
Living in a small New England town myself, I can attest to how uncannily realistic the town and the people in it appeared to be.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 1, 2000
Schrader has made his reputation revealing the scarred psyches of American men.... In "Affliction" he creates his most poignant and powerful work.
January 1, 2000
...gripping, the downward spiral taking on genuinely tragic inevitability.
March 3, 2002
Rarely has the dynamics of family violence been portrayed on the screen with such grim and palpable power.
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