Apartment Zero
Apartment Zero (1989)

Set in post-Junta Argentina, Apartment Zero uses the story of a gay romance to ponder whether or not the overthrow of the military government had really changed anything. Preferring to be an "outsider", Argentinian Colin Firth… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 20, 2007
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Vincent Canby
New York Times

It pretends to be a psychological-political melodrama but plays like the work of a dilettante; that is, the work of someone who wants to make movies, has the means to make them, but doesn't, as yet, know what he wants to make them about.

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Emanuel Levy

Stylish and intriguing mystery tale made on a low budget

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Donovan's bizarre, riveting thriller surely belongs on any list of the best "movies you've never heard of."

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A minor skid for Donovan is sure-driving for too many others.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It remains intriguing even when it sort of derails in the final reel.

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Phil Hall
EDGE Boston

A victory of style over substance, with crisp direction and a pair of remarkable performances carefully obscuring a very shaky screenplay.

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Rita Kempley
Washington Post

It gets your attention, makes you laugh and passes the time for a while.

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Brian Holcomb

Maybe it's no surprise that the decade in which AIDS reared its ugly head produced an astonishing number of films concerning dangerously repressed homosexual protagonists.

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Staci Layne Wilson

Part psychological drama, part serial killer mystery and part black comedy, [it] isn't for the casual viewer; but if you like your horror on the peculiar side you'll gladly open the door to Apartment Zero.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
odd but with excellent performances by two fine actors.
Danny Rovira
An intriguing, intense psychological thriller with sexual overtones set in Buenos Aires, about a lonely cinema owner Adrian LeDuc, played by Colin Firth in a… More
Drew Smith
This is a neat little flick that you'd be hard-pressed to find anywhere else but Flixster. A big treat for Colin Firth fans, where he plays his usual… More
Walter M.
In "Apartment Zero," Adrian LeDuc(Colin Firth) runs a moribund repertory cinema club in Buenos Aires but turns down his friend… More