Mrs. Dalloway Reviews

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September 7, 2011
Director Marleen Gorris and screenwriter Eileen Atkins have done a remarkable job of suggesting the inner mental jumble Woolf strove to convey and constructing an exterior narrative of luminous beauty.
March 26, 2009
A highly romantic, deeply melancholy drama, the film offers psychological and existential insights about the inevitable effects - and price - of life choices.
October 1, 2005
June 11, 2005
June 12, 2004
Great story but stilted film.
October 15, 2003
Effective version of the book. Good double feature with The Hours.
September 5, 2003
May 20, 2003
January 10, 2003
December 22, 2002
June 5, 2002
Inconsistent yet ultimately satisfying ...
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April 12, 2002
March 24, 2002
Self-important piffle ...
March 2, 2002
Vividly conveys the message of Woolf's novel- despite social and psychological differences, we are all connected.
February 28, 2002
So caught up in being reserved and proper that [it] fails to show us any emotion at all.
January 1, 2000
There's probably a point to be made, but the film lacks the confidence to make it.
January 1, 2000
A film that is as dull as dishwater even if most of the cast is quite talented.
January 1, 2000
The film never rises above the dull, comforting worthiness of a 'Masterpiece Theatre' production
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
The first act will be perplexing for those unfamiliar with the novel, but Redgrave's performance steers us through, and by the end we understand with complete, final clarity what the story was about.
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