Female Perversions
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 64%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The women (played by Tilda Swinton and Amy Madigan) are so intriguing and complex that they almost overcome the trappings of a non-linear narrative that's borderline academic."
‑ Emanuel Levy, Variety
"Often too pretentious to be profound."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"I could never warm up to any of the characters or their perversions or neuroses."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Unless you're already passionate about the movie's themes, you may not feel convinced or drawn in."
‑ Walter V. Addiego, San Francisco Examiner
"Streitfeld is only fitfully successful."
‑ Kim Williamson, Boxoffice Magazine
"The result is short on plot but long on observational detail and psychological resonance."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"Taken as a whole, this is not a product of the cookie cutter and should be of interest to the adventurous filmgoer."
‑ Jeff Millar, Houston Chronicle
"Humorless and swathed in symbolism, it taunts us with cerebral puzzles that we may not care to solve."
‑ Stephen Farber, Movieline
"As a whole Female Perversions only provides a bewildering collection of beautifully photographed images and thought-provoking set pieces."
‑ Jane Stefanski, Empire Magazine
"The most intelligent, entertaining, provocative, absorbing, and, yes, feminist movie to grace our theatres in quite some time."
‑ Marjorie Baumgarten, Austin Chronicle
"Even if it works better as a provocative psychological treatise than as art, it does come alive and does provide major roles for Tilda Swinton and Amy Madigan."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"This film is steamy, pulsing with veracity, boldly performed."
‑ Peter Stack, San Francisco Chronicle
"Through a complex narrative technique and stunning imagery, the movie ... slips behind the mask of invincibility to portray a woman plagued by self-doubt and anguish."
‑ , E! Online
"Our Eve uses her beauty and sexuality to get ahead and yet simultaneously rails against both, leaving the viewer to ponder that age-old mystery of life: Who cares?"
‑ Liz Braun, Jam! Movies
"A richly textured movie that demands a second viewing to comprehend it all."
‑ Steve Rhodes, Internet Reviews
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