Bride of the Wind Reviews

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June 8, 2001
Never convinces you that Alma's story is anything more than that of an amorous dilettante whose artistic bloom was delayed more by intellectual laziness.
June 8, 2001
Seems to have been inspired instead by a Jackie Collins novel.
June 8, 2001
Beresford, an accomplished director, and his actors get little help from Levy's often flat, colorless dialogue and her overall uninspired take on Alma Mahler's life.
June 7, 2001
Feels both half as long as it should be and twice as long as it is.
June 7, 2001
Everything Alma evidently was not -- remote, passionless and uninvolving.
June 7, 2001
Slow as a funeral dirge, the movie's all talk about art and passion and obsession without anything to show for it.
June 6, 2001
Beresford (Driving Miss Daisy) allows Bride of the Wind to spend too much time spelling out the film's passions in words rather than letting the players show them.
June 6, 2001
Invokes the contemporaneous presence of Mahler, Kokoschka, and Klimt as if that alone will magically produce narrative or thematic substance.
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