Genealogies of a Crime (Généalogies d'un crime)
Genealogies of a Crime (Généalogies d'un crime) (1998)

In this convoluted psychodrama, a psychiatrist takes in her orphaned nephew Rene. Believing he possesses the personality of a killer, she begins to observe him carefully. When the woman is murdered ten years later, Rene is arrested for the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I found the film's mystery strangely compelling, no doubt helped by Deneuve's radiant presence.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Incomprehensible puzzler.

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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Elegantly creepy one minute and cheerfully absurdist the next, Genealogies of a Crime is lively and inventive, suggesting that there is more going on here than meets the eye.

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