The Look
The Look (2011)

A biographical study of legendary actress Charlotte Rampling, told through her own conversations with artist friends and collaborators, including Peter Lindbergh, Paul Auster, and Juergen Teller. Intercut with footage from some of… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 4, 2011
DVD Release Date: April 10, 2012
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Critic Score: 83% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post

Early inertia gives way to a revealing and enthralling portrait of the actress.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

"Charlotte Rampling: The Look" emerges as a free-floating, intriguing portrait of the artist as a 60-something woman, filled with quotable tidbits.

Emanuel Levy

This is only partially effective docu of life and times ofRampling, one of the most mesmerizing screen presences of the past four decades, failing to explian why and how she became such an icon.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Her chattiness here is unexpected and disarming, and if the film's overindulgent, it puts you in a forgiving mood. How often do we get to hear a lioness speak?

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

How can you not admire an actress who'd share top billing with a simian?

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Betsy Sherman
Boston Phoenix

Rampling's physical gifts, unimpeded by plastic surgery in their march through time, are matched by a keen mind and an unapologetic approach to life and work.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A unique documentary portrait of one of cinema's most quietly enduring talents.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Ms. Rampling is presented as an endlessly watchable mystery, an aloof but affable sphinx. But we knew that already.

Kam Williams

A far more revealing look at the real Rampling than any of her nude scenes.

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Walter M.
So while there are certainly worse ways to spend one's time than listening to Charlotte Rampling talk about her obsessions and her past movie roles(the… More