Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon
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Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon
Upon completing Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon, a tearful Liza Minnelli declared publicly that she would never, ever work with tyrannical director Otto Preminger again. Worse luck for her: Junie Moon contains what may well be Minnelli's best non-musical performance. Based on the novel by Marjorie Kellogg, the film surprisingly manages to evoke humor and pathos from some of the least promising material in movie history. Minnelli plays an emotionally imbalanced young girl whose face is horribly disfigured by her psycho boy friend Ben Piazza. Ken Howard is cast as an epileptic who has… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 25%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Preminger doesn't direct movies as much as he makes frontal assaults on them."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"It succeeds, among other things, in making human entertainment out of a rather unlikely story."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"Never is fun."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"All this is well mounted and lensed but sans the right dramatic flourishes to get human depth, melodramatic gusto or humane symbolism into the right focus."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"The script is little but a series of smart aleck exchanges/platitudes."
‑ , Time Out
"The style hesitates between no-stops melodrama and glacial reserve without really finding a meaningful perspective on the action."
‑ Dave Kehr, Chicago Reader
"A scarred young woman, a paraplegic homosexual, and an epileptic decide to throw in their lots together in this earnest comedy-drama. Sound like fun? It isn't."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
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