Genealogies of a Crime (Généalogies d'un crime)
Genealogies of a Crime (Généalogies d'un crime) (1998)

This labirynthine mystery begins with a Chinese ghost story in which a man obeys the predictions of fate and murders a girl. She in turn becomes a ghost who returns to avenge her death. Ironically, her killer falls in love with her. The… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 27, 1998
DVD Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

I found the film's mystery strangely compelling, no doubt helped by Deneuve's radiant presence.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Incomprehensible puzzler.

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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Elegantly creepy one minute and cheerfully absurdist the next, Genealogies of a Crime is lively and inventive, suggesting that there is more going on here than meets the eye.

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