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Besieged Reviews

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September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
December 4, 2010
Made for Italian TV, this modestly scaled, intimate drama about the relationship between a British musician and his African housekeeper is well acted by Thandie Newton and David Thewlis.
Full Review | Original Score: B
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 10, 2006
Bertolucci conjures magic once again.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
January 26, 2006
It's a film about the limits of art, about civilization at this moment of flux, and about a gentle connection between a man and a woman.
July 21, 2005
This is a deeply engrossing, often exquisite film by someone who knows visuals. It's sensory, sensual, handmade.
July 1, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 28, 2005
Visually creative filmmaking.
April 9, 2005
One of the most accessible films to come from Bertolucci and shows the filmmakers deep understanding of his craft.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 8, 2004
A thinking audience's romance.
| Original Score: A-
February 6, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
October 15, 2002
A film full of hope, full of heart and full of simple rewards for the audience lucky enough to find it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 5, 2002
Bertolucci and co-writer Clare Peploe tell an intimate and painstaking tale that's complemented by exquisitely restrained acting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 19, 2002
What an unexpected gift.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
March 5, 2002
Does this allusive, delicate story work? The answer is yes, provided you are sympathetic with what Bertolucci is trying to do.
March 4, 2002
A compelling drama about sacrificial love.
January 9, 2002
Besieged succeeds more triumphantly.
February 14, 2001
A film that combines a stunning sensuality with a rigorous economy.
January 1, 2000
a master filmmaker at the peak of his powers...celluloid poetry
January 1, 2000
A purposefully romantic exploration of the nonverbal connections between people that can blossom into love.
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