Don't Move
Don't Move (2004)

Don't Move is the second feature from actor/director Sergio Castellito (Mostly Martha), who wrote the script with his wife, actress/author Margaret Mazzantini from her best-selling novel. Castellito stars as Timoteo, a successful… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 17, 2004
DVD Release Date: July 18, 2006
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Critic Score: 46% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Sergio Castellitto's latest film has a heavy dose of melodrama and is populated with unlikable characters.

Tom Long
Detroit News

You don't like Don't Move, you admire it for daring to be a bit more complex, for caring about characters who are hard to care about and for plowing forward through all manner of ugly business.

Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

The performances are exquisite.

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Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

Plausibly explores the question of whether a liaison initially based on a carnal assault and fueled by an unquenchable lust has any chance of evolving into a relationship based on intimacy, affection and genuine trust.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Though beautifully shot and acted, Don't Move still holds limited appeal.

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Eric Harrison
Houston Chronicle

It has grand flourishes, bold strokes and a soundtrack that swells with emotional Italian and American rock, but it doesn't go over the edge of sentimentality. It's too hard-edged and its acting is too restrained and fine for that.

Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Imposible dejar de pensar en la asombrosa transformación, tanto física como emocional, a la que se sometió Penélope Cruz para encarnar a su Italia (...)

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Romantic melodrama of the worst kind.

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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News

Erotic yet lyrical, graphic yet subtle, edgy yet uplifting, disturbing yet reassuring.

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Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide

Someday filmmakers will recognize that blackened teeth and bad makeup make beautiful actresses neither ugly nor brave.

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Saskia D.
It's the second time I've seen it, and it definitely deserves a spot in my Favorite Movie List! Penelope delivers an intense performance that reminded… More
Walter M.
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Stefanie C
a haunting and passionate film.
Lesley N
Penelope Cruz in a standout performance as a trashy mixed-up girl who becomes sexually involved with a repressed married doctor. You know its all going to end… More
Red Lats
An interesting movie. Sometimes a little confusing as Timoteo is remembering the past as his daughter is going through a life and death surgery. We find out… More
Daisy Maduro
In Don't Move, actor and director Timoteo played by Sergio Castellito was a wealthy surgeon who seemed to have the perfect life. A beautiful wife, a… More