Comfort of Strangers
Comfort of Strangers (1997)

In this erotic thriller, a young English couple on vacation in Venice find themselves seduced by a mysterious older couple. Mary (Natasha Richardson) and Colin (Rupert Everett) have come to Italy to chart the future of their troubled… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 1997
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Emanuel Levy

Ineffective adaptation of Ian McEwan's intriguing novel

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Odd, unsettling and rather pointless

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Languidly traverses a climate of moral ambiguity and emotional torpor without spilling any vino on the palazzo's floor.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A compelling and macabre psychological thriller

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Flixster Audience Score: 61% Flixster User Reviews
Steven Carrier
"The Comfort of Strangers" is hardly groundbreaking. In fact most of the film is so insignificant that without the intriguing ending the film would… More
Anthony Valletta
A study of how a director can control performances, tone, editing and cinematography to create an overwhelming mood of menace.
Lady D'arbanville
The synopsis of this film makes it sound much more interesting than it actually is. A bizarre story that just never seems to lift into anything remotely… More
Christopher Brown
Good Walkin performance and a good film in the "Don't Look Now" vein.
Robert C
Venice is the perfect back drop for this movie about lust and obssession and love?Helen Mirren and Christopher Walken are amazing.