Ciao Manhattan (Edie in Ciao! Manhattan)
Ciao Manhattan (Edie in Ciao! Manhattan) (1972)

Supermodel Edie Sedgwick's true life story is related here, telling of how her fame led to her destruction.

Rated: R
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Release Date: December 10, 2002
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60%
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66%



Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Monotonous and nearly incomprehensible.

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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

You'll hate yourself in the morning, but you'll sit through it.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

The film only seems to exploit her tragedy.

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Martin Hoyle
Time Out

Two attempts at a movie spliced uneasily into one.

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Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

Not a great movie, but absolutely essential viewing.

Film4

The narrative is rambling, but there are some genuine, inspired comic moments.

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Roger Greenspun
New York Times

At bottom Ciao! Manhattan is cruel exploitation -- though the film is dedicated to Miss Sedgwick's memory, an ultimate indignity.

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Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

Whether [Edie Sedgwick] is acting or stoned-for-real with a model's instincts propping her up, her performance is wonderful, highly amusing at all the right moments, yet melancholy in a way which is free of self-pity.

John G. Nettles
PopMatters

Ciao! Manhattan is ultimately a testament to the odd, elastic nature of the '60s.

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Flixster Audience Score: 66% Flixster User Reviews
Quinto Wallight
Give credit to Edie Sedgwick's death for the popularity of this film, but even if she had lived it would've been an incredible and strange scrapbook… More