Second Time Around Reviews

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August 1, 2005
March 10, 2003
October 15, 2002
October 15, 2002
October 15, 2002
June 14, 2002
Vera's three actors -- Moll, Gil and Bardem -- excel in insightful, empathetic performances.
April 11, 2002
Tell yourself it's OK to be jealous. Go ahead and mock poor Alberto.
March 22, 2002
Spain's greatest star wattage doesn't overcome the tumult of maudlin tragedy.
March 1, 2002
[Javier Bardem is] one of the few reasons to watch the film, which director Gerardo Vera has drenched in swoony music and fever-pitched melodrama.
February 7, 2002
Extremely well acted by the four primary actors, this is a seriously intended movie that is not easily forgotten.
February 1, 2002
Movies like this are selling the old European candor, the old wink of 'bold' revelation. But in 2002, such revelations wilt.
January 10, 2002
It's sincere to a fault, but, unfortunately, not very compelling or much fun.
January 3, 2002
With the film's striking ending, one realizes that we have a long way to go before we fully understand all the sexual permutations involved.
Top Critic
December 31, 2001
December 31, 2001
December 19, 2001
The sort of picture in which, whenever one of the characters has some serious soul searching to do, they go to a picture-perfect beach during sunset.
December 14, 2001
Despite some strong performances, never rises above the level of a telanovela.
December 14, 2001
A Lifetime movie about men.
December 14, 2001
Might best be enjoyed as a daytime soaper.
December 11, 2001
Apparently reassembled from the cutting-room floor of any given daytime soap.
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