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May 2, 2003
Clarifies what may well be a law of nature: That only Leonard Cohen can get away with being Leonard Cohen.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 2, 2003
Cohen's appeal to filmmakers is understandable, but Hébert needed to work harder to reshape his source material into a cinematic form.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 2, 2003
Like song lyrics that look clunky when written on the page, lines from the book die a thousand deaths when they come out of the mouths of the actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
May 2, 2003
The movie is saddled with a first-person voice-over that makes the character a little more self-conscious and harder to take.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 2, 2003
Somehow, director-screenwriter Bernar Hebert manages to keep you hooked into the story, even though Leo is not a sympathetic character.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
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