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Stealing Beauty Reviews

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November 22, 2017
Is there not something a little disturbing about the way in which ageing male film-makers are applauded for their ogling of actresses young enough to be their granddaughters?
November 15, 2017
Unusually for Bertolucci, the film is an ensemble piece, with great glancing richness of detail conveyed by a wonderful cast.
January 2, 2011
Meditation on sex, life, death; older teens only.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 7, 2007
[A] hilariously inscrutable exercise in pseudo-profundity.
December 7, 2007
Elaborately awful.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 7, 2007
A civilized, mellow, and generally graceful chamber piece.
May 26, 2006
I find it to be one of his most sublime achievements, filled with a sunny laziness and slow awakening.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
February 9, 2006
A welcome reminder of Bertolucci's directorial assurance.
October 9, 2005
Liv Tyler is radiant, but the film itself suffers from the same self-indulgence that always hampers Bertolucci's work.
| Original Score: 2/5
April 9, 2005
The script is in keeping with the fabric of the film. It's languid and meanders about a bit, but, coupled with the lush and inviting Tuscany countryside, this is not a bad thing at all.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
January 19, 2005
Gorgeous Tuscan scenery and a breakthrough performance by Liv Tyler help make this sudsy flick entertaining.
| Original Score: 4/5
July 12, 2004
Auteur-slumming at The WB
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
March 19, 2004
Somewhat erotic and warm, and pleasant to gaze at.
Full Review | Original Score: C
January 11, 2004
Vale la pena completamente...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 12, 2003
Utterly boring.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/10
May 20, 2003
When a party at an elegant villa threatens to become a full-blown musical number, one wonders if Mel Brooks has taken charge of the production.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
March 2, 2003
Minor Bertolucci, but achingly gorgeous.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
January 29, 2003
A lush, coming of age tale that makes you want to take a vacation.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 18, 2002
[Bertolucci] builds an homage to beauty around a sullen void.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 15, 2002
Stealing Beauty demonstrates that director Bernardo Bertolucci is as adept at intimate drama as he is with epic productions.
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