The Pleasure of Being Robbed

2008, Comedy/Drama, 1h 11m

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A quirky young woman (Eleonore Hendricks) steals random objects as she wanders the streets of downtown Manhattan.

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Critic Reviews for The Pleasure of Being Robbed

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (3) | Rotten (8)

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    November 17, 2011 | Rating: 4/5
  • The movie's refusal to judge is its most interesting attribute, if one many audiences won't be able to get around.

    January 29, 2009 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Less pleasurable after the first fifteen minutes.

    October 18, 2008
  • Few ticketbuyers will take joy in The Pleasure of Being Robbed, Joshua Safdie's pranksterish New York indie portrait of a deeply unsympathetic young distaff hustler.

    October 18, 2008
  • Exposes itself as a technically deficient bore with little on its agenda.

    October 3, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…
  • Affects an air of expressionistic realism but has no interest in actual believability.

    October 1, 2008 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
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    November 17, 2011 | Rating: 4/5
  • The movie's refusal to judge is its most interesting attribute, if one many audiences won't be able to get around.

    January 29, 2009 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…
  • Less pleasurable after the first fifteen minutes.

    October 18, 2008
  • Few ticketbuyers will take joy in The Pleasure of Being Robbed, Joshua Safdie's pranksterish New York indie portrait of a deeply unsympathetic young distaff hustler.

    October 18, 2008
  • "The Pleasure of Being Robbed" isn't exactly a criticism of its generational brethren, but it is a fundamental improvement, a small quiet film that sees its small quietness with a sympathetic sadness

    November 16, 2017 | Full Review…
  • Our morbid curiosity for this criminal activity, akin to public gawking at traffic accidents, effectively lures us into complicity with both her and the filmmaker. And despite the moral implications constantly tugging on our collective conscience.

    February 7, 2010 | Full Review…

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