Afraid of Everything
Afraid of Everything (1999)

Noted French actress Nathalie Richard makes her English-language debut in this downbeat drama. Anne (Richard) is a woman who, after the loss of her leg in an accident, has withdrawn into her apartment, where her only contact with the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: January 22, 1999
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Shot for practically nothing by first-time director David Barker, it delivers more bang for its minimal bucks than many a Hollywood blockbuster does for its multimillions.

Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Barker elicits fine performances from all three leads, and well-known French actress Richard's English-language debut is a lovely addition to her extensive body of work.

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Dave Kehr
New York Times

The director David Barker discards the didactic tone of so much American independent filmmaking in favor of a character study that leads to no easy conclusions.

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Dennis Lim
Village Voice

While her co-stars all too easily revert to arch mannerisms, the wonderful Richard, best known for her work with Jacques Rivette and Olivier Assayas, can animate even the most bloodless lines.

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