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Dr. Archie Bollen (George C. Scott) is having a midlife crisis. He's just divorced his wife (Shirley Knight) and is establishing a new life for himself. One night, he catches the eye of Petulia Danner (Julie Christie), a charming, free-spirited young woman. Petulia's vibrant personality hides her fear of her abusive husband, David (Richard Chamberlain), whose father is a powerful society figure. As Petulia and Archie's feelings for each other grow, they must decide what it is they truly want.

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Critic Reviews for Petulia

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Audience Reviews for Petulia

  • Sep 19, 2010
    Sometimes you really don't know what to say about a movie other than "that was one of the goofiest exercises in cinema I have seen in a long time." The main story is constantly intercut with short clips of future, past, or random events, incongruous moments and locales pop up just to make you scratch your head, all the while involving you in a melodramatic-romantic-comedic-mystery! Reminiscent of Bunuel infused with a swinging '60s sensibility, would not be out of place as an aperitif during a David Lynch film festival either. Throw in some fantastic masterful camerawork by Nicolas Roeg and you've got an experience you won't soon forget, or sort out.
    Doctor S Super Reviewer
  • Sep 05, 2010
    I don't remember this movie well, but I can tell you that the summary on here is totally wrong. Look it up on imdb, that's the real summary. Anyway, this is another one of those love and divorce and affair related movies. Pretty average, from what I remember.
    Aj V Super Reviewer
  • Feb 25, 2008
    VERY 60's! Episodic and stream of conciousness. The clothes are great and Julie is luminous.
    jay n Super Reviewer

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