Carnal Knowledge Reviews

February 12, 2020
Nichols has broken thoroughly now with his stage beginnings, integrating camera and action easily, using space and silence with the fluency of a man at home behind a lens.
February 8, 2008
A rather superficial and limited probe of American male sexual hypocrisies.
February 8, 2008
The picture has its moments of chilling insight, though essentially it is one more quaint early-70s stab at an American art cinema that never materialized.
February 9, 2006
This was never quite the major assault on sexism and male chauvinism it set itself up to be.
October 23, 2004
Stays within the universe of its characters, and inhabits it totally. And within that universe, men and woman fail to find sexual and personal happiness because they can't break through their patterns of treating each other as objects.
May 20, 2003
In addition to being the toughest comedy since Little Murders, and the most imaginative comedy since Catch 22, Carnal Knowledge represents a nearly ideal collaboration of directorial and writing talents.