CQ (2002)

The feature debut of Roman Coppola (son of Oscar-winning director Francis Ford Coppola) centers around an international film crew making a low-budget, Barbarella-like feature in Paris in 1969. The film is called Dragonfly and is being… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 24, 2002
DVD Release Date: September 10, 2002
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: CQ is a stylish and fun homage to campy 1960s flicks.

Loren King
Chicago Tribune

A film that is visually compelling and highly entertaining in an in-jokey sort of way.

Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

CQ has a modicum of IQ and a dash of style.

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Joe Leydon
The Moving Picture Show

Coppola and his production team have taken meticulous care to faithfully copy the costumes, production designs, peek-a-boo sexiness and budget-crunched special effects of their source material.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Coppola's observational and satirical skills are impressive.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A charming, spirited movie for cinephiles, or those who aspire to be.

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Josh Larsen

Coppola gives CQ a sense of style and humor that makes the navel-gazing bearable.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

It's not much of anything, apart from eye candy.

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Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

A stylistic romp that's always fun to watch.

Rob Gonsalves

There's nothing much to the film besides its pretty-coolness. Fundamentally it goes nowhere and says nothing.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Lorenzo von Matterhorn
<i>"What is Real? What is Art? What is...the End?"</i> A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle,… More
Michael Gildea
Visually great but lacking in story.
Robert C
A visually stunnig (2002) film that takes place in Italy in 1969, whose plot revolves around the making of a Sci-Fi film meant to take place in the far-off and… More
Ken Stachnik
Would be interesting if anything actually happened.