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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A movie that makes an afternoon with Gertrude and Alice more boring than a faculty tea."
‑ Vincent Canby, New York Times
"Rudolph's weaknesses pale before the film's overriding textures: Toyomichi Kurita's cinematography exquisitely crosses color with sepia and blacks and whites."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
"Will appeal to fans of Alan Rudolph's distinctive story-telling abilities."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"It takes place at that enchanted moment in Paris when the Lost Generation created itself and then proceeded to create, promote, fabricate and publicize modern literature, art, music and attitudes."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"A casually absurd, surprisingly playful look into the lives of American expatriates --Gertrude Stein's famous "lost generation" -- in post-World War I Paris."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"The plot of the film concerns love, heartbreak, money problems, the meaning of art, alcoholism and finding one's identity."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Everything is ersatz, even the surrealism in Alan Rudolph's 10th movie."
‑ Rita Kempley, Washington Post
"Fascinating film about painters in 1920's Paris"
‑ Michael E. Grost, Classic Film and Television
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