Apart
Apart (2012)

Apart is the journey of the tragically star-crossed Noah and Emily who are linked by a rare psychological disorder classified as ICD-10 F24, madness of two. Drawing from actual case history, this richly evocative and unsettling mystery… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 9, 2012
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle

Even when the movie exploits cliches - cue washed-out colors and eerie scraping noises - it exploits them in limited quantities, portioning out only what's required by mood and plot.

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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

To understand Apart's Time-Life Mysteries of the Unknown tommyrot any better, one would need a psychic bond to first-time writer/director Aaron Rottinghaus, for his movie doesn't do much of a job explaining it.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

Handsomely mounted, but far too languid to penetrate the senses in the same mind-blowing manner writer/director Aaron Rottinghaus intends.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Almost all of the film's remarkably static scenes reveal too little and confuse too much.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

Tries too hard and ends up substituting pretension for punch.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

"Apart" is only 80 minutes long, but it feels like it goes on for twice that.

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John Anderson
Variety

All dressed up with nowhere to go, the visually adept Apart has a narrative rhythm as disjointed as the personalities of its lead teenagers

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Chris Foran
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

"Apart" is designed to be a so-what- really-happened type of thriller, but since we often know stuff before Noah does, the thrill's sometimes gone by the time you get there.

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Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

Imagine Romeo and Juliet by way of Donnie Darko and you'll have some idea what to expect from this atmospheric story of star-crossed romance with a supernatural twist.

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