Italian Studies

critic Reviews

, 40% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Vanessa Kirby is always a magnetic screen presence, but Italian Studies is too disjointed and superficial to take advantage of her talents.
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    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I don't really know what they're aiming for here... There needs to be a point to why we're telling this particular story in this particular way.
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    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    It's only 81 minutes long but feels like an eternity or two.
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    Glenn KennyNew York Times
    Its idea of time is multidimensional, as is its idea of form.
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    Guy LodgeVariety
    Adam Leon's brief, stylish film never fully unpacks its intriguing premise, but gains feeling and texture from Kirby's performance as a writer in a dissociative fugue.
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    David FearRolling Stone
    For a long stretch, Italian Studies turns this trip down memory-loss lane into a low-wattage livewire, an unpredictable stroll into the unknown.
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    Carlos AguilarRogerEbert.com
    Mildly auspicious if ultimately disappointing.
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    Andy KleinFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    When you need to read the press kit to figure out what it is they intended, that's a bad sign.
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    David BaxBattleship Pretension
    Italian Studies offers no concrete answers but offers to help us shorten the distance between our exterior and interior worlds.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    An ambling, almost aimlessly wandering flashback of a movie
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    Mark DujsikMark Reviews Movies
    If writer/director Adam Leon has a point to make ... it's lost amidst the movie's devotion to being intentionally aimless, meandering, and fractured.
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