Lantana Reviews

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December 6, 2005
December 1, 2005
As a mystery, "Lantana" is memorable. But as a study in human relationships and the human condition, it's unforgettable.
January 15, 2005
... boldly, thoroughly, and honestly explores the difficulties of unconditional love in a society that teaches us that we should never deny our base appetites and impulses.
June 25, 2004
The movie doesn't have the appeal of a Hitchcock psychological murder mystery. It's more a well-acted study about the thorny landscape of relationships.
March 26, 2003
It has a sensuality years away from the young faces and trainer-toned bodies we've come to expect.
March 10, 2003
March 2, 2003
February 8, 2003
January 29, 2003
December 8, 2002
October 10, 2002
September 9, 2002
It makes thoughts and emotional webs run wild in our heads, and leaves us unsure of how to describe them, simply by focusing on the complexity of people.
August 17, 2002
Warmly received at its world premiere (Opening Film, Sydney Film Festival, June 8, 2001), Lantana is a film for film lovers, an engaging character study whose subjects are as varied as they are self-contradictory.
August 5, 2002
July 20, 2002
A meditation on fidelity in marriage where the suspense and surprises stem from who has -- or hasn't -- been betraying each other and how.
July 15, 2002
Cutting up love---In every dream house grows a Lantana of heartache
July 9, 2002
Intriguing Australian film that's a must for independent film fans.
May 30, 2002
Where "Lantana" succeeds is by out smarting it's audience. It is masquerading as a predictable thriller, but it's far from that. It will keep you guessing til the very end
May 30, 2002
A stark and haunting study of marital discord.
March 22, 2002
Lantana couldn't quite pull off being both a mystery story and a psychological drama.
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