Henry & June
Henry & June (1990)

The real-life relationship between two of the most controversial literary figures of the 20th century forms the basis for this drama. Anaïs Nin (Maria de Medeiros) is a struggling author trying to finish her first book, a study of the work… More

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Rated: NC-17
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Release Date: February 23, 1999
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Philip Kaufman's erotic chronicle of Henry Miller in Paris, the first movie to get NC-17, is disappointingly long and uneventful, though nice to look at.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

Beautiful, but more than a little overwrought.

Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

A bawdy and joyous celebration of sensuality. A great cinematic tip of the hat to the "happiest man alive."

Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A lush biopic unafraid of deep thoughts and sexuality.

John Esther
Pasadena Weekly

A big shame.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

too long, too talky and yet strangely intriguing

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xGary Xx
Although Fred Ward would not be most people's idea of the sexiest leading man, this tale based on the works of Anais Nin is far steamier than most of the… More
MJS MJS
Phillip Kaufman's adaptation of the Anais Nin book of the same name is mainly remembered today as the first film to receive an NC-17 rating. This little… More
John Ballantine
A remarkably graphic tale involving Henry Miller. It is surprising but rewarding.
Quinto Wallight
The film has a lot going for it - especially a beautiful cinematography and a wonderful, sexy cast - but ultimately feels like it isn't telling much of a… More
Bill Cavros
It is interesting watching a movie in 2009 made with a 1990?s take on a story that take place in the 1940?s. The pitch for the story is that it is an… More

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