Angels and Insects
Angels and Insects (1995)

The chaotic lives of an aristocratic mid-19th century British family are subtly contrasted with the well-ordered lives of insects to exemplify the Darwinian aspects of the British class system in this unusual drama. The esteemed Reverend… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 1, 1995
DVD Release Date: March 19, 2002
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mike Clark
USA Today

No matter what you think this adaptation of A.S. Byatt's novella Morpho Eugenia sounds like, it's better and certainly kinkier than your best parlor-game guess.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Angels & Insects is a piercing drama about the mysteries of science and human passion.

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Emanuel Levy

A notch above the dry, analystic and tedious films that Philip Haas usually makes, largely due to acting of Kristin Scott Thomas and explicit sexuality.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

I enjoyed it, even if it creeped me out quite a bit.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Possibly the most boring film about incest ever.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The problem with the film, was that it was tedious and had no emotional oomph.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Saskia D.
Not a movie I would recommend, but if you have nothing to do on a saturday evening and it's on TV.. Why not? (The dresses are hideous).
Mark Abell
Beautiful scenery of the English countryside, a captivating young woman with a dark secret, an innocent young man captivated by the trappings of wealth and… More
John Ballantine
Ha ha! Those who are looking for a pure period piece are in for a big shock when the sexy parts come into play. I asked a woman out to see this and she looked… More