Eden Reviews

October 22, 2013
You may find soaring a bit tricky, however, with the millstone of the picture's clunky symbolism around your neck.
October 22, 2013
The result is a disturbing movie with a final exam's worth of unanswered questions.
October 22, 2013
It's distinguished by Going's haunting performance, the perceptive dramatization of growing student rebellion in a specific year and writer-director Howard Goldberg's refreshing avoidance of cliches about the period.
October 22, 2013
The New Age meets the Age of Aquarius in this odd tale about a frustrated housewife with multiple sclerosis who begins having out-of-body experiences.
May 6, 2008
Dramatic delicacy and strong acting distinguish Eden, a tale of the emotional tensions between a disease-stricken woman, her teacher husband and an idealistic student.
September 1, 2007
True foodies, however, will more than likely find themselves salivating over this culinary drama about the power of food, and an unlikely romance.
October 7, 2005
May 24, 2003
Howard Goldberg directs with a dreamy sensitivity, lending this psycho-romantic drama a welcome weirdness that takes off with the onset of Going's out-of-body experiences.
June 5, 2002
Once again, a filmmaker tackles the supernatural but unfortunately lacks the out-of-this-world imagination to depict that which is out of this world.
March 2, 2002
A fascinating film about a spiritual emergency that opens up a couple's marriage to new vistas of love and meaning.
January 1, 2000
[Eden] is really two movies in one, and they don't quite fit.
January 1, 2000
Eden mixes New- Age mysticism with preppie banality unconvincingly in a movie that lacks intensity or even a point of view.