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The Loss of Sexual Innocence Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 8, 2002
...Figgis -- one of the most interesting and meticulous directors around -- has made a genuinely boring and confusing movie.
Full Review| Original Score: D
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner
January 17, 2003
One of the worst films ever made.
| Original Score: 0/5
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 3, 2004
It seems more like a student film turned in as a project assignment.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
October 27, 2002
I see [Figgis's] point, and I appreciate what he tried ... but it left me cold.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
March 19, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
July 8, 2004
The material is... indulgent. The film is ambitious, but somehow incomplete.
| Original Score: 2/5
Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine
April 5, 2001
A turgid, rotten bore that pretty much signals the death of "art" cinema as we know it.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 64/100
David Luty
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
It's a shame that Figgis has so little purpose for all this painterly loveliness.
Tom Block
September 18, 2001
Michael Dequina
January 1, 2000
So personal as to be self-indulgent, so self-indulgent as to make not a single iota of sense to anyone but Figgis, this admittedly captivating but wholly incoherent and utterly baffling experience will likely leave everyone else dumbfounded.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Emanuel Levy
November 23, 2004
| Original Score: 1/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
November 10, 2005
| Original Score: 0/5
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 1/4
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Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Cole Smithey
July 17, 2007
A promising movie from Mike Figgis. Where are you Mike?
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
Explores the twists and turns of sexual desire in the life of an English film director born in South Africa.
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