Apartment Zero
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A withdrawn Beunos Aries movie buff develops an unusually charged relationship with his new roommate in this off-beat psychological thriller. Reclusive and demanding, movie theater owner Adrian LeDuc is none too happy when circumstances force him to share his apartment. His outlook begins to shift, however, when he meets Jack Carney, a confident charmer with movie star looks. Adrian is both strangely attracted to and resentful of Jack, and the two form a sometimes awkward, often unspoken bond. This connection is challenged, however, when it is revealed that Jack may be hiding a horrible secret… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 94%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"Stylish and intriguing mystery tale made on a low budget"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Donovan's bizarre, riveting thriller surely belongs on any list of the best "movies you've never heard of.""
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"Apartment Zero is a psychological drama that is part black comedy and part erotic thriller."
‑ Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
"A minor skid for Donovan is sure-driving for too many others."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"It remains intriguing even when it sort of derails in the final reel."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"A victory of style over substance, with crisp direction and a pair of remarkable performances carefully obscuring a very shaky screenplay."
‑ Phil Hall, EDGE Boston
"Creepy and original."
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"It gets your attention, makes you laugh and passes the time for a while."
‑ Rita Kempley, Washington Post
"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."
‑ Brian Holcomb, PopMatters
"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."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, Horror.com
"The film is so leisurely paced and low-key, and perhaps a bit too vague when it's trying to be enigmatic, that it becomes boring."
‑ Chris Hicks, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
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