Kiss or Kill
Kiss or Kill (1997)

Set amidst the eerie desolation of the Australian outback, Kiss or Kill is a superior reworking of vintage film noir materials from the veteran director Bill Bennett. Its lovers-on-the-run story focuses on Nicole (Frances O'Connor) and… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: May 5, 1998
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Critic Score: 82% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jack Mathews
Los Angeles Times

Imagine Terrence Malick's Badlands done as black comedy, with the rural atmosphere of Psycho and dialogue rubbed against flint.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

I've seen countless road movies, but this one felt different, as if it had an unbalanced flywheel.

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Clint Morris
Moviehole

One of the best thrillers Australia's produced

Stephen Holden
New York Times

If this scenario sounds like stock film-noir plotting, Bill Bennett ... makes something utterly fresh and, for all its scent of evil, invigorating out of it.

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Tom Keogh
Film.com

Really does feel original and authentically creepy.

Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

inventive road movie

John Hartl
Film.com

In some ways, it's a remarkable recovery for writer-director Bill Bennett, whose much-tampered-with Sandra Bullock vehicle Two If by Sea was almost unwatchable.

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

A chaotic-but-pointless exercise in mediocrity.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Makes what is familiar seem fresh.

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