Guilty Of Romance
Guilty Of Romance (2013)

A dramatic account of three women and their lives, seen through the looking glass of sex, words, madness, death, and family, Guilty of Romance - the new crime noir from the award-winning director Sion Sono (Love Exposure, Cold Fish) - tells… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 21, 2013
DVD Release Date: November 28, 2011
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Miriam Bale
New York Times

[A] sickening, lush mystery about two female corpses, each partly a severed human and partly a mannequin.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

A cautionary morality play offering a new take on the world's oldest profession.

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Derek Malcolm
London Evening Standard

The whole is about one-quarter as good as Bunuel's Belle de Jour, which its plot vaguely resembles.

Pete Vonder Haar
Village Voice

Mostly, Guilty of Romance seems content allowing characters to verbally abuse each other before eventually reaching the inevitable conclusion that life is a burden and all love is illusory.

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Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine

Though it begins with the aesthetic and conceptual rigor of Blade Runner, it quickly veers toward the gratuitous outlandishness of a Bruce La Bruce film.

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Mark Stafford
Electric Sheep

It's a film I primarily watched with my jaw in my lap wondering what the hell I was going to witness next.

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Dan Schindel
Movie Mezzanine

Kagurazaka throws all of herself into her performance. It's the key to selling the outsized emotions and making the over-the-top brutality work to its intended effect.

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Michael Nordine
Slant Magazine

As bizarrely moralist as it is transgressive.

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Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)

A stylish but fatally unfocused piece.

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Still trying to get my mind around this one! Story about a woman who slowly becomes unhinged as she gets into nude modeling by chance and then meets a… More
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guilty of romance is adapted from a true criminal case happened in tokyo at the end of nineties. it happened in the love-hotel district where prostitutes and… More