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A biographical study of legendary actress Charlotte Rampling, told through her own conversations with artist friends and collaborators, including Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster, and Juergen Teller. Intercut with footage from some of Rampling's most famous films, this "self-portrait through others" is a revealing look at one of our most iconic screen stars. -- (C) Kino Lorber
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 83%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Early inertia gives way to a revealing and enthralling portrait of the actress."
‑ Stephanie Merry, Washington Post
""Charlotte Rampling: The Look" emerges as a free-floating, intriguing portrait of the artist as a 60-something woman, filled with quotable tidbits."
‑ Moira MacDonald, Seattle Times
"This is only partially effective docu of life and times ofRampling, one of the most mesmerizing screen presences of the past four decades, failing to explian why and how she became such an icon."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Charlotte Rampling, sublimely wise at age 55, comments on her performances, career and personal evolution, while looking into filmmaker Angelina Maccarone's camera for this insightful, intimate profile of the revered actress."
‑ Jennifer Merin,
"She's the kind of star America is incapable of producing, apart from a nostalgia-tinged fantasy of Madonna--at once object and agent, muse and auteur."
‑ Diego Costa, Slant Magazine
"Her chattiness here is unexpected and disarming, and if the film's overindulgent, it puts you in a forgiving mood. How often do we get to hear a lioness speak?"
‑ Ty Burr, Boston Globe
"How can you not admire an actress who'd share top billing with a simian?"
‑ V.A. Musetto, New York Post
"Rampling's physical gifts, unimpeded by plastic surgery in their march through time, are matched by a keen mind and an unapologetic approach to life and work."
‑ Betsy Sherman, Boston Phoenix
"One of the most enduringly fascinating actresses in cinema is intriguingly revealed in this admiring documentary, happily laced with tons of movie talk."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
"A unique documentary portrait of one of cinema's most quietly enduring talents."
‑ Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times
"Ms. Rampling is presented as an endlessly watchable mystery, an aloof but affable sphinx. But we knew that already."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"A far more revealing look at the real Rampling than any of her nude scenes."
‑ Kam Williams, NewsBlaze
"A sophisticated documentary in which veteran actress Charlotte Rampling talks about her career, art, and aging."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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