Gasoline (2002)

An accidental murder finds a lesbian couple on the run in this dark and gritty thriller from director Monica Lisa Stambrini. When service station employee Lenni's (Regina Orioli) glamorous mother arrives to visit her daughter, the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 23, 2002
DVD Release Date: November 11, 2003
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle

Stambrini's dialogue seems especially dull, and the screenplay lacks dramatic urgency.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Containing elements from more than a few of its similarly themed predecessors, the loopy but tautly staged Gasoline still manages to be engrossing throughout its brief running time.

Greg Muskewitz

As time tells (remember The Girl?), decidedly lesbian features, unless they have something more enlightening to show or tell, should stick the pornography market.

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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

By the time we get to the big finish, it feels as if we've merely been poked repeatedly in the ribs with a really good-looking stick.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

A film that feels like a Europeanized compendium of just about every indie alt-action movie cliche of the past decade.

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Thelma and Louise in Italy with teenage lesbians - Bravo!

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Stambrini and her cinematographer, Fabio Cianchetti, give the proceedings a high-tech, energetic look that keeps the thrill and entertainment levels high.

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Dennis Lim
Village Voice

Devoid of originality, Gasoline is at least a model of modesty -- a road movie that goes nowhere slowly, and ends up where it began.

David Noh
Film Journal International

For those who just can't get enough of Thelma & Louise or any of its numerous imitators, this birra's for you.

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