Cutie And The Boxer Reviews

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October 29, 2013
It's a touching film and a fascinating glimpse into one of those couples you can't quite believe are still together.
October 3, 2013
A painful, powerful portrait of the struggle and sacrifice required to create, and the cost that it can demand.
September 26, 2013
The story of an extraordinary marriage between two people bound together by their artistic impulse.
September 20, 2013
A lively double portrait of Ushio and Noriko Shinohara, two Brooklyn-based artists who, after 40 years of marriage, are still creating side by side, and tormenting each other.
September 19, 2013
More than anything, the film expresses - at an almost subconscious level - the difficulties of discerning not only what real art is, but also what true love is all about.
September 19, 2013
Intriguing as their present lives may be, without enough background to appreciate, for instance, Ushio's associations with Rauschenberg and Warhol, we can't gauge the full extent of the couple's regrets and losses.
March 5, 2019
[An] exceptionally authentic and warm portrait of love and creativity amid the impoverished end of the New York art scene.
August 14, 2018
Heinzerling chooses to focus on the couple and their art, but it unfolds too slowly and at times it feels like the film has a lack of focus, altering between showing us their art creations and their rocky relationship without a balance.
September 5, 2017
Charming, funny with a particular fondness that is moving to watch, it is not to be missed.
May 14, 2014
Cutie and the Boxer is an often quiet, almost fragile piece of cinema that presents us with a spiky and unglamorous relationship, still full of love. It's a beautiful and humane documentary.
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