Guinevere
Guinevere (1999)

Screenwriter Audrey Wells (best known for The Truth About Cats and Dogs) makes her directorial debut in this film about an unusual May-November romance. Harper Sloane (Sarah Polley) is a 20-year-old woman who has never felt particularly… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 24, 1999
DVD Release Date: March 14, 2000
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Critic Score
86%
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53%

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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Gives us a working relationship in progress rather than the usual Hollywood sitcom.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A thematically rich exploration of a May-December relationship.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

A coolly hip chick flick.

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

...a story about bad love - and how, sometimes, that is exactly what we needed at the time.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

I admire the filmmakers because they steadfastly refused to tack on a Hollywood ending.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A totally unbelievable coming of age love story told from the female's perspective.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Polley immediately zeroes on Harper's insecurities and quiet fears and brings them delicately to the surface.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

As inert as outer space.

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Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net

A film that might have survived with a little integrity drowns in its own silly soapsuds.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Couple of great actors in what is essentially a silly little movie. The romance seems forced. Yes, back to the original point. A wee bit silly.
Leo L
An intriguing movie! Interesting role for Sarah Polley. Stephen Rea is great. Gina Gershon is absolutely beautiful. Great music by Christophe Beck!