Cracks (2011)

In an austere and remote all-girls boarding school, the most elite students are the illustrious members of the schools' diving team. Di (Juno Temple), Lily (Ellie Nunn), Poppy (Imogen Poots), Laurel (Adele Mccann), Rosie (Zoe Carroll)… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: March 18, 2011
DVD Release Date: July 19, 2011
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Atomospheric but not much else, Cracks is a formless film in search of compelling drama.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

"Cracks" is a moody, often lurid tale of rivalry and repression.

Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

While Scott's movie has a consistent aura, it lacks a consistent tone.

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Sarah Marrs

... [Director Jordan Scott] has her father's knack for visuals to boot-she'll be a formidable director one day soon.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

Although Green is the sort of actress you can't take your eyes off , her presence is not enough to keep this movie from becoming mired in a slow and predictable rut.

James Berardinelli

Driven more by characters and relationships than narrative, Cracks explores the exclusionary power of cliques that develop within a closed society, the single-minded violence of the mob mentality, and the seductive charm of the charismatic individual.

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Victoria Alexander

The story twists beautifully and shockingly. The ending is brilliant. Skillfully directed by Jordan Scott.

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Joe Williams
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Cracks" is a bit of a knock-off, but it's a sturdily assembled vessel for a promising director and cast.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

"Cracks" recalls any number of girls-school dramas, like the much better "The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie" (1969).

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Matthew Sorrento
Film Threat

Along with Fiamma's shift, we can't buy a miscast Eva Green, whose teacher begins the film faultless and finishes looking like The Turn of the Screw's governess.

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Manu Gino
Innocence isn't lost. It's taken. Good Film! This film is very well played by all actors, including the young girls, directed beautifully and using… More
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Raymond Wieser
The directorial debut of Jordan Scott, the daughter of Ridley Scott is Cracks, a film about an all-girls boarding school and the elite students part of the… More
Nicki Marie
Very slow to start, but definitely worth sticking with. I was really enthralled by this once it become apparent that the beautiful Miss G (Eva Green) was a… More
Cynthia S.
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Lorenzo von Matterhorn
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