Morlang (2003)

Everything seems to be going right for Julius Morlang (Paul Freeman, best-known as the villainous Rene Belloq in Raiders of the Lost Ark). He lives with his beautiful young girlfriend, Ann (Susan Lynch of From Hell), in a lovely cliffside… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 12, 2003
DVD Release Date: January 1, 2005
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Critic Score: 56% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Marta Barber
Miami Herald

An engrossing psychological thriller.

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David Ng
Village Voice

A murder mystery so artfully restrained you almost expect Diana Rigg to deliver a witty epilogue.

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James Verniere
Boston Herald

Spins a tangled web of adultery, betrayal and professional and personal jealousy in the heady world of European high art.

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Megan Lehmann
New York Post

Penning, who also co-wrote the script based on a real-life scandal from the Netherlands, tangles up his timeline so thoroughly that any suspense is strangled out of the story.

Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

Straining for emotional intricacy, the film's structure simply isn't strong enough to support its aims.

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E! Online

Without enough suspense, surprise or engagement, this pretty-as-a-picture piece feels as flat as one of Freeman's paintings.

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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Chilly, slow, absorbing.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

A portentous and goopy Dutch drama, in which the holy agony of creative expression is accompanied by plinky music, and the wild Irish countryside is always kissed in mist.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Mark Abell
Sad story about a man whose art was more important to him than relationships. Betrayal, revenge, and hidden emotional landmines combine to make this hard to… More