The Arrangement Reviews

June 29, 2020
The final result of Kazan's dark night of the soul is, tragically, pure american kitsch.
May 6, 2020
The movie has all the faults of the book, and then some, and you can't skip pages.
January 15, 2020
Puffy, artsy to the point of ennui, epic where it should be personal, personal where it doesn't matter, drifting, senseless, pointless, irrelevant and dull.
November 29, 2018
[The Arrangement] plays like a television or radio set with the volume turned up too loud. Everyone comes on strong and loud -- not good, just loud.
July 18, 2018
As soon as the characters begin the laborious process of self-analysis, the parade of guilts and obsessions could be marshaled and set in action by any halfway assiduous reader of Time magazine.
May 28, 2013
Overlong, glum, pretentious and glossy soap opera.
November 1, 2007
A real shame.
November 1, 2007
Kazan seems to have turned his search for identity into a callous soap opera, unworthy of a man of Kazan's true talent.
November 1, 2007
The movie finally pounds at our moral sense so much that our moral sense wearies and becomes defensive, and we are finally just grateful for Faye Dunaway's beauty, and the way she doesn't raise her voice.
July 11, 2007
Very minor Kazan
June 13, 2007
What anchors the film in place are the performances of Douglas, Deborah Kerr as his wife and most especially a positively glowing Faye Dunaway.
February 7, 2007
bizarrely disjointed