The Five Senses
The Five Senses (2000)

Five characters serve as metaphors for the five senses in this drama about human relationships from Canadian filmmaker Jeremy Podeswa. Ruth (Gabrielle Rose) works as a massage therapist; one day while giving a rubdown to Anna (Molly… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 23, 2001
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

The second feature by the openly gay Canadian director interweaves in a rather schematic mode but with elegant style the stories of five troubled characters, each standing for one of the senses.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This comedy/romance story is about communication and being in touch with yourself.

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Joshua Tanzer
Offoffoff

You'll probably think in a new way about the sounds and the music, the look of places and people, how much or little you take note of the scents and sensations of daily life.

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Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

It succeeds in engaging the mibd, but never really touches the heart.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

This engaging and tightly constructed drama explores the role of the senses in the lives of a group of Canadians.

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Emily Bobrow
Film Journal International

It is refreshing to come across a film that does not wallow obsessively in the human tragedies of its own making.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
I like movies that make me think - especially when they interweave the characters
FanGirl Browncoat
Subtle and quiet. A well done 'intertwining' story film.
Leigh Ryan
I liked it.
Anthony Valletta
Another good Indie effort.