Goya in Bordeaux
Goya in Bordeaux (2000)

82-year-old Francisco Goya, living in exile with the last of his lovers, Leocadia Zorilla de Weiss, reconstructs the main events of his life for this daughter Rosario. One by one the mysteries surrounding the artist's life are unraveled… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 15, 2000
DVD Release Date: January 30, 2001
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

The effort conveys the clumsy earnestness of an elaborately produced high school pageant.

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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle

A plodding production.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Offers an unflinching and original look at the Spanish painter who spent his last years living in exile in France.

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Robert Horton

Worth a look.

John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

pedestrian introduction to his works and supplying some tepid amusement for his connoisseurs

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

When the film, as it frequently does, sticks to traditional dialog sans music, it quickly grinds to a halt.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Lushly photographed and grandly conceived, Carlos Saura's Goya in Bordeaux never comes alive.

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Michael E. Grost
Classic Film and Television

Magnificent biopic of painter, gripping and inventive

Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

Love it or hate it, you can't forget Saura's style.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Not particularly memorable