Death in Love
Death in Love (2009)

Writer/director Boaz Yakin explores the burdens carried by the descendants of those who survived with this family drama about a woman (Jacqueline Bisset) who managed to live through her harrowing stint in a Nazi concentration camp, and her… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 17, 2009
DVD Release Date: January 19, 2010
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Critic Score: 47% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Death in Love is occasionally pretentious but always riveting.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

How do you explain a movie as hermetic and perverse and ultimately repugnant as Death in Love?

Matt Noller
Slant Magazine

Say what you will about Boaz Yakin's epically awful Death in Love, but it wastes no time letting you know what you're in for.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Yakin and his cast are up to the job, but the current they tap into is so charged it proves overpowering. Still, their bravery is commendable.

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Christy Lemire
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

It's not as if we learn anything or feel any insight or catharsis from watching his characters destroy themselves and others.

Nora Lee Mandel

Even as the frustrated audience can already see the truths, secrets, and manipulations congeal around the characters, they seem impotent to stop being victims.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

There's something seriously wrong when you assemble actors this good -- and can't believe a single stilted word coming out of their mouths.

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S. James Snyder
Time Out

Survivor's guilt jumps a generation in Boaz Yakin's bleak family portrait, an incendiary journey back into the psychic horrors of the Holocaust.

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Wade Major
Boxoffice Magazine

A strangely indulgent and highly personal film seemingly crafted less as a piece of entertainment than a work of expression from an increasingly conflicted artist.

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