The Pleasure of Being Robbed (2008) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Pleasure of Being Robbed (2008)

The Pleasure of Being Robbed (2008)

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This is the story of a young woman whose compulsive curiosity leads to bold, elaborate acts of theft. A lost Eleonore looks for something everywhere, even in the bags of strangers who find themselves sadly smiling only well after she has left their lives.

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Cast

Jordan Zaldez
as Jordan the Cop
Jerry Damons
as Jerry the Cop
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Critic Reviews for The Pleasure of Being Robbed

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (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…
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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
Top Critic

Less pleasurable after the first fifteen minutes.

October 18, 2008

Exposes itself as a technically deficient bore with little on its agenda.

October 3, 2008 | Rating: 2/5 | 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…

A charming indie title, suffused with the spirit of the French New Wave of the early sixties and possessed of a quirky likeability.

October 18, 2008 | Full Review…

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