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Sex and Lucia Reviews

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September 27, 2002
If Sex and Lucia were any more explicit, you'd watch it in a booth and pay for it a quarter at a time.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 3, 2002
All very stylish and beautifully photographed, but far more trouble than it's worth, with fantasy mixing with reality and actors playing more than one role just to add to the confusion.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 2/5
January 26, 2003
Sex ironically has little to do with the story, which becomes something about how lame it is to try and evade your responsibilities and that you should never, ever, leave a large dog alone with a toddler. But never mind all that; the boobs are fantasti
| Original Score: 3/5
July 10, 2002
An adept mood maker, Medem strains madly for cosmic alliances, fairy-tale imagery, and fated coincidences, but he triumphs only with two hot bodies, a cluttered apartment, and a Shower Massage.
July 11, 2002
I found myself more appreciative of what the director was trying to do than of what he had actually done.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 12, 2002
An erotic but muddled marriage of fact and fiction, love and memory.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 26, 2002
Half-baked ponderings on the nature of fiction and reality.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 26, 2002
Between bedroom scenes, viewers may find themselves wishing they could roll over and take a nap.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
November 7, 2002
Perhaps our confusion is part of the whole idea, but Sex and Lucia would have a lot more impact if there were someone to give a damn about.
Read More | Original Score: C+
July 9, 2002
So ridiculously overstuffed with rhymes, symbols, metaphors and mystical coincidences that you frequently feel as if you shouldn't be watching it so much as graphing it.
Full Review | Original Score: 39/100
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 1.5/4
August 16, 2002
Unfortunately, the plot becomes such a puzzle that the central characters lose their urgency and the movie overstays its welcome.
June 4, 2002
A beautifully made piece of unwatchable drivel.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
July 12, 2002
My reaction in a word: disappointment. His last movie was poetically romantic and full of indelible images, but his latest has nothing going for it.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 12, 2002
Sexy but pretentious melodrama.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 26, 2002
Instead of being truly erotic, like Y Tu Mama Tambien, or provocative, as with some of Catherine Breillat's work, Sex and Lucia is, quite simply, flaccid.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
July 30, 2002
A visually flashy but narratively opaque and emotionally vapid exercise in style and mystification.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 2, 2002
If you removed the show-time sex, would more than a handful of festival-fixated Americans bother to watch this? Unlikely.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
September 20, 2002
I kept tripping over the plot's raging implausibilities and reliance on outrageous coincidence.
October 4, 2002
It's a hall of mirrors, this flick -- every one of them pretentious.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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