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Louise Bourgeois: The Spider, the Mistress and the Tangerine Reviews

November 29, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
November 17, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
May 22, 2009
An investment that has paid off by producing an unexpectedly lyrical and poetic portrait.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/6
February 6, 2009
The film stands alone as a remarkable achievement, as intimate a portrayal of a living artist as one could ask for. And a likeable one at that.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
June 27, 2008
Remembrances by aides and relatives plus antique photos and close-ups of her work -- including her iconic giant spiders -- round out the loving film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 26, 2008
Louise Bourgeois is absorbing, largely because of Bourgeois' striking art, prickly personality, and assured intensity.
Read More | Original Score: B
June 25, 2008
This uncommonly elegant and evocative portrait of Louise Bourgeois reveals much about the haunting and haunted master while leaving intact the thing you cannot explain.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
June 25, 2008
The artist's festering recollections of her girlhood mesh with guided first-person tours of her sculptures, creating a privileged look into a psyche rendered solid.
June 24, 2008
This complex, utterly fascinating docu evolves in almost as varied and unpredictable ways as has its 96-year-old subject, famed sculptress Louise Bourgeois.
June 23, 2008
Remarkably and unsentimentally self-reflective, the artist talks to filmmakers Marion Cajori and Amei Wallach about a lifetime of tough work and tougher questions. Fascinating stuff.