Head in the Clouds
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A young Cambridge student gets involved with a budding photographer in the years before WWII. Their relationship gets severed as he heads to Spain to fight fascism. They are later reunited when she puts her life on the line to save him.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 15%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The story becomes a long slog because Duigan doesn't define his characters and because he's determined to touch too many of the familiar '30s European bases."
‑ Jay Boyar, Orlando Sentinel
"There's plenty of eye candy -- gorgeous scenery, gorgeous costumes, gorgeous people -- to keep the viewer from minding (too much) the Olympic leaps of faith required to invest in the film's plot."
‑ Teresa Wiltz, Washington Post
"Even as a potboiler, this melodrama is too silly and improbable to be enjoyed as trash"
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Miscast leads and ersatz emotions leave the film's soundstagey period ambiance as its most comparable asset. A handsome misfire."
‑ Rob Blackwelder, SPLICEDWire
"Amid scenes of silk-sheet sexuality are gritty historical re-enactments and half-baked histrionics, but it plays as drab melodrama and unintentional comedy."
‑ Sean Means, Salt Lake Tribune
"The passion barely simmers, let alone rages, which may vex some viewers and will certainly confound the tabloids."
‑ Peter Howell, Toronto Star
"A snooze, despite all the sex and other gunplay."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Tyrone Power would have more chemistry courting Deanna Durbin in a deep coma. Theron destroys all her Monster acting cred. Cruz squeaks like a hamster huffing helium."
‑ Tim Appelo, Seattle Weekly
"The film is emotionally distanced from its audience, too stoic and stuffy. You'd never guess a film with as much sex as this one could be so stodgy, but there you go."
‑ Eric D. Snider, EricDSnider.com
"ends up underwhelmingly episodic and contrived"
‑ Jules Brenner, Filmcritic.com
"Great, gooey, hot-fudge sundae of a love story."
‑ Leah McLaren, Globe and Mail
"This soapy saga is for adults only."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"If John Duigan set out to make the most preposterous, over-the-top and sweeping epic he could cobble together, then he succeeded with a vengeance."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"This would-be wartime epic romance is so intent on setting a dream-like atmosphere that it fails to develop either the situation or characters in a convincing fashion."
‑ Jeff Vice, Deseret News, Salt Lake City
"It's the worst performance by an Oscar-winning actress since Catwoman."
‑ Steve Schneider, Orlando Weekly
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