Camera Obscura
Camera Obscura (2003)

An artist thrown into the violent world of police work is torn between his creative sensibility and his pragmatic need to earn a living in this offbeat police thriller. Jimmy (Adam Trese) is a gifted photographer who, despite the quality of… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: December 31, 2003
DVD Release Date: May 23, 2006
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An L.A. neo-noir raised to an insufferable degree of artiness.

E! Online

A film of high gloss and low substance.

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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

Sarkissian's script ... is both overwrought and undercooked.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

An edgy thriller with its own take that took me on a road I never travelled. Ahead of the general level of the low budget-festival winning competition.

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Larry Carroll

Thanks to a lack of innovation and a tired script, writer/director Hamlet Sarkissian is about as cutting edge as the out-of-touch friend who keeps trying to tell you that Michael Jackson's latest albums are as good as his old stuff.

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Ron Wells
Film Threat

A nuanced crime film with some colorful personalities.

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