The Scenic Route (1978)

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In this avant-garde drama, a New Yorker, a great fan of Orpheus, meets a woman just after a stabbing occurs locally. They then become lovers and spend their trysts discussing art. Another person later joins them.

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Critic Reviews for The Scenic Route

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Flavorless bubble gum.

Jul 26, 2013 | Rating: 2.5/5

A strikingly seductive fusion of wit with seriousness.

Jul 26, 2013 | Full Review…
Time Out
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Mark Rappaport makes movies that look, sound and feel like nobody else's movies. He is an original.

Jul 26, 2013 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

An ironic and sometimes hilarious melodrama.

Jul 26, 2013 | Full Review…
Chicago Reader
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Producer, writer, and director Rappaport, unfortunately, falls into the trap of believing that a film can only be artistic if its characters are artistic as well.

Jul 26, 2013 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

This film should appeal to urban dwellers.

Jul 26, 2013 | Rating: B | Full Review…

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