Love Streams
Love Streams (1984)

In this emotional roller coaster ride, Robert Harmon (John Cassavetes) is a street-wise, sometimes obnoxious writer currently working on a book about the seamier side of buying/selling love, and Sarah Lawson (Gena Rowlands) is an emotive… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 24, 1984
DVD Release Date: August 12, 2014
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Dennis Lim
Village Voice

Love Streams is at once a culmination of the director's obsessions and his most atypical film.

Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader

John Cassavetes's career of risk taking comes to a climax in this rich, original, emotionally magnificent 1984 film.

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Christopher Null
Film Racket

a soul rattler.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

There's no other American director who can do what John Cassavetes does on the screen.

Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Its French title, Torrents d'amour, better hints at the overflowing heart of this magnificent melodrama, effervescently bubbling with a charming, infuriating, incorrigible booziness.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

This is a great film, and worthy of the effort it takes to sit through it.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The movie is exasperating, because we never know where we stand or what will happen next. I think that's one of its strengths: There's an exhilaration in this roller-coaster ride through scenes that come out of nowhere.

Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

[Cassavetes'] final performance is so powerful ... Rowlands, of course, rises to meet his performance.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A risk taking highly emotional drama about love, loneliness, making a connection and desire.

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Flixster Audience Score: 90% Flixster User Reviews
Tim Sigur
As in any Cassavettes, the good outweighs the bad because the good is fucking amazing.