Claire Dolan
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American filmmaker Lodge Kerrigan (Clean, Shaven) directed this French production, set in New York. Dublin native Claire (Katrin Cartlidge of Naked and Career Girls) is a New York prostitute constantly working to eliminate her debt to menacing Roland Cain (Colm Meaney), who's known her since she was a child. After the death of her mother, Claire sets out to unleash her pent-up feelings and gain control of her life. She meets a guy in a bar and has sex, is befriended by calm cabbie Elton (Vincent D'Onofrio), visits her Newark cousin, plays with her niece, and eventually tells Elton that… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"In spite of Cartlidge's impressive performance in the lead, the film is simply not as involving or moving as it should be."
‑ Hannah Brown, New York Post
"Less awful than inert, Claire Dolan comes across as a willfully bad movie."
‑ J. Hoberman, Village Voice
"[Kerrigan] accepts the challenge of central characters who do not let us know what they're thinking."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Clinically austere."
‑ Jeremiah Kipp, Filmcritic.com
"Devotes so much of its energy to building and sustaining a mood of urban desolation that the story never quite jells."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Shattering in its own quiet way."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
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