Primo Amore (First Love) Reviews

February 22, 2007
As lovely to watch as it is painful to contemplate.
May 14, 2005
April 29, 2005
Primo Amore tunnels deeply enough into its characters' psyches to reach classic tragedy levels.
April 28, 2005
An elegantly told tale of obsession.
April 8, 2005
Connecting the tenuous expository scenes are hard-hitting moments as Sonia continues to starve herself, and Vittorio offers rewards and punishments.
April 6, 2005
The scenario is ludicrous, yet it's filmed and performed in such a way that it creates unbearable tension.
April 6, 2005
[A] wonderfully quirky love story.
April 1, 2005
The atmosphere is once again black, creepy and unsettlingly elegant, lending this twisted tale of psychological dominance and submission a patina of anxiety and dread.
March 29, 2005
Probing the trust-based power games of a sadomasochistic dynamic, the movie is a reasonably thoughtful study of obsessive love.
March 29, 2005
An engrossing Italian psychodrama about a driven man's obsession with a warped vision of beauty and a woman's sad subservience to his efforts to make her over.