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A hit at Sundance '11 and winner of the Ediburgh Film Festival's prize for Best New British Feature, the amazing genre creation directed by David Mackenzie stars Eva Green and Ewan McGregor as witnesses to the end of the world-- strangers who form a desperate romantic connection in the face of an apocalyptic epidemic of sensory loss. -- (C) IFC

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 52%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Each deprivation is preceded by a flurry of emotion that leads to the film's most vivid sequences."
‑ Alison Willmore, AV Club
"People around the world progressively lose their senses of smell, taste, hearing and, finally, sight. Too bad the filmmakers never seem to have had a sense of humor in the first place."
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"Ewan McGregor and Eva Green are excellent."
‑ Jack Giroux, Film School Rejects
"full review at Movies for the Masses"
‑ Joseph Proimakis, Movies for the Masses
"A deeply spiritual love story that challenges us to be fully alive to the report of our senses and to live in the present moment which will never appear again."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"An intriguing apocalyptic romance with a multi-purpose title."
‑ Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
"A solemn sci-fi parable set in present-day Glasgow, whose deepening sense of foreboding is sustained by the enigmatic, pseudo-biblical reflections of an unseen narrator."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"This film from David Mackenzie is such a curiously inert experience that never satisfies as a romance, a sci-fi drama or as a social parable."
‑ Glenn Dunks, Trespass
"The most depressing film in recent memory might be this low-budget apocalyptic Irish romance."
‑ Todd Jorgenson,
"Ultimately too silly to truly captivate."
‑ Geoff Berkshire,
"The problem with Perfect Sense is its inability to be effective as either a character-based love story or something larger and more bold."
‑ James Berardinelli, ReelViews
"It's difficult to impart feelings of profound sadness with an image of Ewan McGregor shoving a stick of butter in his mouth."
‑ Andrew Lapin, NPR
"A seriously bleak little movie..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"There is a low key element to this narrative much like what CHILDREN OF MEN offered, however this is not nearly as successful as Alfonso Cuarón's brilliant feature."
‑ JimmyO, JoBlo's Movie Emporium
"A strong candidate for the most nauseating film of the year, in every sense."
‑ David Noh, Film Journal International
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