The Garden of Allah
The Garden of Allah (1936)

After the death of her father, Domini Enfilden travels to the Algerian desert. On her journey, she meets Boris Androvsky, a Trappist monk who has just turned his back on the vows he made, and the two fall in love. Boris' hidden past,… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 19, 2004
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Critic Score: 33% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Hartl
Seattle Times

Just another contract-player time-killer.

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Marc Mohan
Oregonian

More a collection of character vignettes than a full-blown story, Garden Party nonetheless shows as much promise for its makers as it gives to its characters.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The stars talk gibberish in this romantic melodrama as if they have sand in their mouth.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Lacks a fresh point of view and its people lack individuality.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Nothing new in writer-director Jason Freeland's Garden Party, then, nor anything particularly insightful about the mercenary business of getting by and ahead out here.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Exotic romance in early three-strip Technicolor with great stars.

Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Starring Dietrich and Charles Boyer, this disappointing third version of the popular 1904 novel, is mostly known for its use of three-color Technicolor, which won an Oscar.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

It's familiar stuff if you've sampled the vast body of work devoted to LA-dammerung.

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Flixster Audience Score: 43% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Heavy duty dramatics in beautiful color.