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Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes (Water Drops on Burning Rocks) (2000)

Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes (Water Drops on Burning Rocks) (2000)

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Un quinquagénaire séduit un jeune homme de 30 ans son cadet. Bernard Giraudeau, Malik Zidi. Un film de François Ozon.

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Critic Reviews for Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes (Water Drops on Burning Rocks)

All Critics (22) | Top Critics (4)

The film is very theatrical and admittedly 'staged,' but always purposefully.

January 1, 2000

Good for Ozon, less so for Fassbinder.

October 10, 2004 | Rating: 4/5

...though it's not exactly good, there's something oddly compelling about the whole thing...

July 27, 2004 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Hilarity, tragedy and a bizarre dance number ensue in this well-executed film debut.

March 4, 2003 | Full Review…

It's a film that should satisfy followers of both Fassbinder and Ozon.

June 9, 2002 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

What first comes off as a simple satire brimming with an almost John-Waters-esque absurdity, can bear far deeper scrutiny and still not come up empty.

September 18, 2001 | Rating: 8/10

Audience Reviews for Gouttes d'eau sur pierres brûlantes (Water Drops on Burning Rocks)

½

As a curious exaggeration of stereotypes, this film may be interesting at a first look, but the many attempts at a dark humor are not funny and only feel awkward and out of place - which can also be said about the surreal tone that makes it all seem sterile and pointless.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

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This is probably the picture Anne Wheeler wanted to make, but then again she could call this "Better than Chocolate: The Sequel" I dunno... "WDOBR" is a good littel independent picture that focuses on four interesting characters who happen to have a problem dealing with love and betrayle.

Brian R
Brian R

Super Reviewer

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