Things Behind the Sun
Things Behind the Sun (2001)

Writer and director Allison Anders, who used the world of rock & roll as the backdrop for her films Border Radio, Grace of My Heart, and Sugar Mountain, returns to the music scene for this tale of a woman struggling to come to terms with an… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 8, 2003
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Critic Score: 100% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Foreman
New York Post

A film of remarkable honesty and courage.

Phil Freeman
culturevulture.net

Anders makes the point without belaboring it and without exploiting it for a turn-on.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

After several disappointing films, Allison Anders has made a nother personal film that thematically is linked with her first (and best) feature, Gas Food Lodging.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

At its core are three remarkable performances.

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Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Feels as surprising as the truth often does.

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Rachel Gordon
Filmcritic.com

This is a hard film to watch, and yet it adheres to a perspective important for both men and women to see.

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Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic][color=red]"Things Behind the Sun" is an autobiographical movie from Allison Anders(Grace of My Heart; Gas Food Lodging) that was… More
Eduardo C
This is a very brave, honest look at the long term effects of rape, both on the victim and on an unwilling victimizer. The fact it chooses to explore both… More