Age of Consent
Age of Consent (1969)

James Mason is Bradley Morahan, an Australian artist far away from home and trying to prod his muse in the bowels of New York City. Disgusted with life in the big city, Bradley decides to return to his roots and heads back home to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 6, 2009
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Variety Staff

The picture has immense charm and the actual photography (particularly underwater scenes) and superb scenery make it a good travelog ad for the Great Barrier Reef area where most of it was filmed.

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Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review

Age of Consent is never as provocative or engrossing as it should be, but there is enough of interest (especially Mirren) to make it worth a look.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A bitter comedy that has something meaningful to say about the creative nature of the artist.

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Tony Rayns
Time Out

There are some nervous insertions of redundant comic relief, but not enough to shatter the prevailing mood: brilliant sunlight illuminating all the unmomentous ins and outs of a human passion.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Though it lacks the vivid touch from his earlier days, it has a surprisingly comfortable, relaxed feel, still vigorous but also at peace.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

A lovely, erotic, and idyllic comedy.

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Powell's deft exploration of the emotional effects of their encounter prove much more successful than the film's odd comic subplots.

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I watched all the way through this movie before I found out that the "child" in this movie was Helen Mirren. Who knew she was young once. Actually I… More
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Michael Powell's last directorial endeavor, the resurrection of James Mason's career, and the role that put Helen Mirren on the map. This beautiful… More