Eden
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About the art of cooking and love. A young woman becomes obsessed by the chocolate of an overweight chef with far-reaching consequences.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 45%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"You may find soaring a bit tricky, however, with the millstone of the picture's clunky symbolism around your neck."
‑ Mike D'Angelo, Entertainment Weekly
"Dramatic delicacy and strong acting distinguish Eden, a tale of the emotional tensions between a disease-stricken woman, her teacher husband and an idealistic student."
‑ Godfrey Cheshire, Variety
"Howard Goldberg directs with a dreamy sensitivity, lending this psycho-romantic drama a welcome weirdness that takes off with the onset of Going's out-of-body experiences."
‑ , Film4
"Eden mixes New- Age mysticism with preppie banality unconvincingly in a movie that lacks intensity or even a point of view."
‑ Harvey S. Karten, Compuserve
"The result is a disturbing movie with a final exam's worth of unanswered questions."
‑ Bob Heisler, Los Angeles Times
"[Eden] is really two movies in one, and they don't quite fit."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Once again, a filmmaker tackles the supernatural but unfortunately lacks the out-of-this-world imagination to depict that which is out of this world."
‑ Christine James, Boxoffice Magazine
"It's distinguished by Going's haunting performance, the perceptive dramatization of growing student rebellion in a specific year and writer-director Howard Goldberg's refreshing avoidance of cliches about the period."
‑ John Hartl, Seattle Times
"The New Age meets the Age of Aquarius in this odd tale about a frustrated housewife with multiple sclerosis who begins having out-of-body experiences."
‑ Maitland McDonagh, TV Guide's Movie Guide
"A fascinating film about a spiritual emergency that opens up a couple's marriage to new vistas of love and meaning."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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