Flirt (1996)

This episodic, internationally-produced drama from filmmaker Hal Hartley offers three variations on a singular theme: the romantic dilemma faced by a flirtatious lover when his primary partner begins asking for a real commitment. The first… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 9, 1996
DVD Release Date: June 3, 1997
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

It is more amusing to talk about than to experience.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Delicious three-course meal on the complications of romantic love.

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Emanuel Levy

Hartley's three-part anthology, a semi-academic treatise about the limits of narrativity, offers some minor rewards.

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Jeremy Heilman

It calmly manages to pack in more complex emotions that most more histrionic films.

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Brandon Judell

Meanders from high wit to high numb and back again.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Not my favourite Hal Hartley, but interesting.
Anthony Valletta
Another Hal Hartley gem.