Guinevere (1999)

Writer Audrey Wells (The Truth About Cats and Dogs) makes her directing debut in Guinevere, which won the screenwriting award at the 1999 Sundance Film Festival, where it made its world premiere. The film concerns Harper Sloane, a… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: March 14, 2000
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Gives us a working relationship in progress rather than the usual Hollywood sitcom.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A thematically rich exploration of a May-December relationship.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A totally unbelievable coming of age love story told from the female's perspective.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...a story about bad love - and how, sometimes, that is exactly what we needed at the time.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

I admire the filmmakers because they steadfastly refused to tack on a Hollywood ending.

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Steve Rhodes
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As inert as outer space.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Polley immediately zeroes on Harper's insecurities and quiet fears and brings them delicately to the surface.

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Arthur Lazere

A film that might have survived with a little integrity drowns in its own silly soapsuds.

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Michael Dequina

Its intelligent examination of the girl-man romantic dynamic is a refreshing change of pace.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Couple of great actors in what is essentially a silly little movie. The romance seems forced. Yes, back to the original point. A wee bit silly.
Leo L
An intriguing movie! Interesting role for Sarah Polley. Stephen Rea is great. Gina Gershon is absolutely beautiful. Great music by Christophe Beck!