Georges Bataille's Story of the Eye Reviews

September 30, 2004
Less an adaptation of Bataille's first novel, The Story of the Eye, than an exploration of its thematic underpinnings, the intersection of eroticism, power and baroque perversity.
September 23, 2004
Bataille was a serious philosopher as well as a sensation-seeking writer, but you'd never guess his provocative ideas from this updated version.
September 22, 2004
Apocalyptic porn.
September 21, 2004
Relentless, pretentious tedium.