Primo Amore (First Love) Reviews

May 21, 2005
Perhaps it's appropriate that a tale about the avoidance of food should be so unappetizing, but that doesn't make it any more enjoyable to watch.
May 13, 2005
This is not a great date movie, unless you know your partner will let you have popcorn AND candy and not make you suffer for it later.
April 28, 2005
...never gets enough beneath the surface to justify [Vittorio's] eventual transformation into something out of a horror movie.
April 28, 2005
Could do with a bit more plot: It doesn't resolve so much as collapse in utter desolation.
April 8, 2005
It feels like a sketch for a larger work that would go beyond the well-worn insights of diet literature.
April 7, 2005
While engaging, pic eventually betrays itself as having a trivial attitude to its chosen subject.
April 4, 2005
Set in northern Italy and in the darkest recesses of a woman's heart, Primo Amore is a horror movie about desire and the toxic pursuit of perfection.
March 26, 2005
Too claustrophobic and writ small for my taste.
March 23, 2005
Primo Amore is as moody as Matteo Garrone's previous feature, The Embalmer, from which it seems to have pilfered much of its metaphoric import.