Lulu on the Bridge
Lulu on the Bridge (1998)

Writer Paul Auster made his solo directorial debut with this romantic drama about an affair between a middle-aged musician and an aspiring actress. Hit by a stray bullet during a nightclub shooting, jazz saxophonist Izzy Maurer (Harvey… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 21, 1999
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Emanuel Levy

This wanbabe noir is frustrating due to the meandering nature of the pretentious, riddle-like script and lethargic, incompetent direction of Paul Auster in his solo directorial debut

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I just got the feeling Auster didn't know too much more about this mystery than the viewer did.

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David Sterritt
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Less spellbinding than it wants to be, losing its energy and occasionally its brains in long passages of surprisingly sentimental schmaltz.

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Mike DeWolfe
Apollo Guide

Auster's script asks us to suspend our disbelief far more than is reasonable.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
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Right up to the end, which was a lousy cheat ending, I was entranced by the story and the characters.

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Christopher Brown
I had high hopes for another film starring Keitel and written by Paul Auster. It really wasn't that great and the payoff was more convoluted than not.