Bad Timing
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Psychiatrist Alex (Art Garfunkel) becomes sexually obsessed with Milena (Theresa Russell), a woman whom he meets at a party. The pair become involved in an intense and mutually destructive love affair. The drama unfolds in a series of flashbacks, as Alex tells his story to police Inspector Netusil (Harvey Keitel) who is investigating Milena's apparent suicide attempt. Alex's obsession grows, but Milena stays slightly out of reach. Originally rated X, but somewhat toned down to accommodate an R rating, Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession is an interesting exploration of the nature of sexual… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"the film's real problem is Roeg's willingness to sacrifice the logic of situation and character to facile shock effects."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"Exemplifies the rich, acquired taste of the Roeg film."
‑ Peter Canavese, Groucho Reviews
"Noirish, erotic, chaotic and intense, Bad Timing grows in complexity and emotional power as it progresses, with a wonderful soundtrack and some exceptional cinematography."
‑ Urban Cinefile Critics, Urban Cinefile
"an experimental curiosity at best"
‑ Christopher Null, Filmcritic.com
"Sometimes you want what's bad for you; you can't help it."
‑ Philip Martin, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
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