Lucia, Lucia
Lucia, Lucia (2003)

Filmmaker Antonio Serrano, who made a splash with his first film Sexo, Pudor y Lagrimas, returns to the screen with this thriller from Mexico. Lucia (Cecilia Roth) is a woman whose life is thrown into chaos when her husband suddenly… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 13, 2004
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Critic Score: 45% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A relatively simple mid-life crisis story is burdened by overly cumbersome plot devices.

Randy Cordova
Arizona Republic

It's the old midlife crisis tale, just without a lot of charm or surprises.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Despite the potential for menace implied by its set-up, Lucia, Lucia is finally about finding the opposite.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...if a director isn't willing to commit to his own movie, then why pray tell should we?

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Roth, as the writer-narrator and sexy center of the piece, simply shines.

Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle

Lucia, a writer of children's books, dips in and out of fiction in her own life, the line blurring so often that it's hard to tell what's real and what's fantasy in Lucia, Lucia. It's even harder to care.

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Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide

A playful, though not strikingly original, engagement of the unreliable narrator, and a fluffy study of the contrast between wish-fulfilling fiction and cold, hard reality.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

I love a good story, too, but I prefer one that actually goes somewhere (although, as joy rides to nowhere are concerned, this one is a beaut).

Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Lucia, Lucia is nicely shot and edited, but the movie is a narrative mess.

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David Keyes
Cinemaphile.org

Lucía reveals a great deal about herself in 110 minutes of self-fulfilling narration, but imagine how much better the experience would have been had the story allowed itself to match that depth.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Dean McKenna
Extraordinary Mexican romantic adventure of Lucia, played by Cecilia Roth, finds herself in a triangle of love and friendship are his neighbours, an old man and… More