Archaeology Of A Woman
Archaeology Of A Woman (2014)

In ARCHAEOLOGY OF A WOMAN, Margaret (Sally Kirkland), a feisty, tormented former newspaper columnist, fights to protect her freedom in spite of the dementia she cannot control. After an episode in a shopping plaza parking lot where she is… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 12, 2014
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Charles Solomon
Los Angeles Times

The patience of the audience - and the characters - is further tried by the leaden pacing, which makes the film feel like it was shot in slow motion.

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Joe Bendel
Epoch Times

A lot of good intentions and artistic courage went into Archaeology, but they never come together in a coherent whole.

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Wes Greene
Slant Magazine

It purports to be an incisive character study dramatized through outré "dream logic," but Sharon Greytak's ineptitude at this very Lynchian aesthetic sucks all nuance and spirit out of the film.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Ms. Kirkland - a headstrong veteran performer who is nothing if not game - has proved that she can play this kind of role in her sleep. If only the movie around it were worthy of her efforts.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Mysterious, suspenseful, engrossing and foreboding. Sally Kirkland gives an unflinchingly raw, tender performance.

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Sam Weisberg
Village Voice

Archaeology of a Woman is a decidedly well-made, unnerving film.

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Plot holes aside, Archaeology offers powerful performances from the female leads, who also happen to be incredibly convincing as mother and daughter.

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