Bliss (1997)

A provocative drama about sex, love, and trust, Bliss concerns Joseph (Craig Sheffer) and Maria (Sheryl Lee), a young married couple whose relationship is in serious trouble. While they love each other, Maria has difficulty opening up to… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 6, 1997
DVD Release Date: February 11, 2003
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Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
USA Today

Writer/director Lance Young is so relentlessly solemn ... that some viewers may giggle.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Salutes the courage of two individuals who make a commitment to stay the course in their marriage no matter what.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

A hilariously pretentious drama taking a PBS approach toward sexual mechanics: Masters and Johnson meets Masterpiece Theatre.

Michael Dequina

My favorite exchange--Joseph: 'I can't come!' Maria: 'Too bad, MOTHERF**KER!'

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Bliss is really a very hopeful film, with many light, humorous moments that tug it along.

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Dustin Putman

Plays as an instructional guide on making your sex life better, rather than one that has a thorough story and characters.

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Quinto Wallight
I love Sheryl Lee, but I found this film to be dreadful. It's ridiculous, laughable and poorly executed. Everything about it is a joke.