Alias Betty (Betty Fisher and Other Stories)(Betty Fisher et autres histoires)
Alias Betty (Betty Fisher and Other Stories)(Betty Fisher et autres histoires) (2002)

A screen adaptation of Ruth Rendell's Tree of Hounds, Betty Fisher tells the story of three mothers, all of whom are very different from one another but bonded inextricably by a shared drama. The first mother is Betty, a promising young… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 15, 2002
DVD Release Date: March 11, 2003
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Critic Score: 92% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Alias Betty works both as a gripping thriller and as a precisely drawn character study.

Ed Siegel
Boston Globe

A pleasant enough valentine to Rendell's The Tree of Hands, if a story that deals with child abuse and sexual obsession could be described in those terms.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Miller tells this very compelling tale with little fuss or noise, expertly plucking tension from quiet.

Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Mezcla de serie negra "a la francesa" con estudio sórdido sobre la maternidad, Betty Fisher posee la estructura cinematográfica que debe tener una película que entrecruza historias como si fueran piezas de un collage que, al final, se juntan.

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Matt Weitz
Dallas Morning News

Understated, elegant meditation on motherhood, obligation and coincidence, all wrapped up in the form of an urban thriller.

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Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle

A provocative movie about loss, anger, greed, jealousy, sickness and love.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A captivating story.

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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

The story pulls us in almost immediately -- and the style and cast keep us hooked.

Ann Hornaday
Washington Post

Cold, pretentious, thoroughly dislikable study in sociopathy.

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Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Like a Tarantino movie with heart, Alias Betty is richly detailed, deftly executed and utterly absorbing.

Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
A lot of people didn't like this one eh? Hmmm..interesting. This is the French attempt at pulling off the multiple story lines intersecting into one. And I… More