Luxor Reviews

February 21, 2021
A movie that captures the gut-ache of ruminating on lost love, and the pain of an expiration date hanging over a brief encounter that maybe doesn't have to end.
February 21, 2021
An apparently slight, but deeply rewarding film, Luxor reveals its purpose slowly, in fragments of growing significance.
February 21, 2021
Luxor offers a strange marriage of travelogue, post-traumatic stress disorder, spirituality and something like romance.
January 11, 2021
The dialogue is thin and the action is patchy, but Durra films Hana's travels-and the places that she visits-with an ardent attention that fuses emotional life with aesthetic and intellectual exploration.
December 4, 2020
Co-stars Andrea Riseborough and Karim Saleh are practically perfect in this thoughtful romance.
December 3, 2020
In its modest, quiet maturity, "Luxor" avoids the cliché of presenting the East as exotic... - it's the rare travel story that understands how sometimes being someplace else is as much about the "being" as it is the "someplace else."
November 20, 2020
Luxor brings out yet another quietly inward-facing performance from Riseborough.
November 18, 2020
Luxor has the outline of something special, with its traces of Antonioni-esque ennui, its watercolour palette, its expressive use of architecture.
November 10, 2020
Zeina Durra's sparse, meditative relationship drama is a bit like walking in on Before Midnight without ever meeting the younger version of Jesse and Celine.
November 9, 2020
Luxor is reminiscent of other deliberately excruciating movies in which uptight, middle-class singletons lose the plot.
November 8, 2020
Andrea Riseborough floats around the Egyptian city of Luxor in this contemplative drama from British writer-director Zeina Durra about a doctor with PTSD.
November 7, 2020
It's a mesmerising performance and a sturdy spine for a powerful movie that will, at the very least, and at a time when you can't, make you want to visit Luxor.
November 5, 2020
With its mournful, meditative tone and stripped-down aesthetic, Luxor is a film of heartfelt introspection, held together by a phenomenal performance from Riseborough.
November 5, 2020
Atmospheric and mystical, but drifts from the memory a little.
November 4, 2020
Director Zeina Durra takes us by surprise, her study of emotional scar tissue never earnest or brutal.
November 4, 2020
Durra excels at suggesting subtexts and undercurrents threaded through everyday conversations.
February 4, 2020
Durra peels away at her lead character to reveal the desperation of Hana's belief that Luxor can glue her back together. Her hope pierces.
January 27, 2020
A mature meditation on the effects of trauma shrewdly incarnated by the always welcome Andrea Riseborough.