Under Heaven (In a Private Garden) (In the Shadows)
Under Heaven (In a Private Garden) (In the Shadows) (1998)

Cynthia and Buck are a young couple with little but love. Soon Cynthia drops the cough syrup and beer drinking Buck: her dreams of being a princess did not involve an unemployed boyfriend who steals steaks and fruit-pies under his shirt.… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 18, 1999
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
Variety

One of the worst films at Sundance, Richman's update of Henry James' novel Wings of the Dove, is marred by obvious text, shallow motivations, and pat ending; beware the romantic meller is aka Under Heaven (where it should have stayed).

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I found it uninspiring. I couldn't get a handle on Young's character, who at times seems to be a dumb slab of meat, and at other times is reciting poetry.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"In the Shadows" begins with Cynthia(Molly Parker) finally having had it with her boyfriend Buck's(Aden Young) drinking and… More