Water Drops On Burning Rocks
Water Drops On Burning Rocks (2000)

French bad boy director Francois Ozon follows up on his controversial first two films Sitcom (1998) and Criminal Lovers (1999) with this adaptation of a play that legendary German director Rainer Werner Fassbinder wrote when he was 19 years… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 16, 2001
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ernest Hardy
Film.com

The film is very theatrical and admittedly 'staged,' but always purposefully.

Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Hilarity, tragedy and a bizarre dance number ensue in this well-executed film debut.

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Alex Ramirez
Cinenganos

Franz -un adolescente de sexualidad aún no definida del todo- es seducido por un adulto en su departamento, Leopold, y después de la ...

Matt Bailey
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

Good for Ozon, less so for Fassbinder.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's a film that should satisfy followers of both Fassbinder and Ozon.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

Becomes deeply involving, highly thought-provoking, and remarkably engaging.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...though it's not exactly good, there's something oddly compelling about the whole thing...

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Brandon Judell
PopcornQ

What first comes off as a simple satire brimming with an almost John-Waters-esque absurdity, can bear far deeper scrutiny and still not come up empty.

Michael Thomson
BBC.com

Both characters and situation are little more than routine.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Carlos Magalhães
As a curious exaggeration of stereotypes, this film may be interesting at a first look, but the many attempts at dark humor are not funny and only feel awkward… More
Brian R
This is probably the picture Anne Wheeler wanted to make, but then again she could call this "Better than Chocolate: The Sequel" I dunno...… More