En la Ciudad de Sylvia (In the City of Sylvia) - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

En la Ciudad de Sylvia (In the City of Sylvia) Reviews

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November 14, 2013
José Luis Guerín's fifth feature puts a dreamily minimalist spin on the Orpheus myth
June 28, 2011
Sylvia is modern myth-making in a quiet register, and it's quite seductive once you give in to its playful rhythms.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
May 24, 2011
It's really quite beautiful and playful and mysterious, and in an unconventional way is a love letter to what seems lost but can still be recalled.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
November 20, 2010
full review at Movies for the Masses
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
March 6, 2009
What would be a great idea for a 20-minute short may be a disaster as a feature film.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
December 12, 2008
If nothing else, Mr. Guerin has neatly captured the sweet, erotic alienation of being a single man at his leisure in a foreign town, dazzled by the passing procession of local beauties.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 10, 2008
The director's near-silent tour of quaint European street scenes is even more adept at making the picturesque seem pretentious, as well as at reminding you that male-model good looks don't make antisocial behavior any less creepy.
Read More | Original Score: 3/6
December 9, 2008
Pure pleasure and pure cinema.
December 9, 2008
Would be trying if not for the confidence, grace and subtlety with which José Luis Guerín handles his deliberately open-ended material.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 7, 2008
Guerin conducts with ultimate patience, knowing that his gentle tone will take us along rather than make us impatient.
January 16, 2008
Utilizando um design de som absolutamente fantástico para recriar a percepção do herói em seus passeios pela cidade, o filme é uma ode ao sexo feminino.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 10, 2007
This sensualist delight is an immaculate expression of the thrill of the hunt and the cruel damage our hearts of glass incur from an unexpected loss or missed opportunity.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 6, 2007
A young man on a mission of love follows the yearning of his heart and savors the many delights of people watching in the city.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 17, 2007
An airy, ultra-Gallic delight whose apparent weightlessness is anchored by real substance.
January 14, 2010
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
March 13, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: C+
September 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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