Perfect Sense
Perfect Sense (2012)

A hit at Sundance '11 and winner of the Ediburgh Film Festival's prize for Best New British Feature, the amazing genre creation directed by David Mackenzie stars Eva Green and Ewan McGregor as witnesses to the end of the world--… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: February 3, 2012
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2012
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Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Alison Willmore
AV Club

Each deprivation is preceded by a flurry of emotion that leads to the film's most vivid sequences.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

People around the world progressively lose their senses of smell, taste, hearing and, finally, sight. Too bad the filmmakers never seem to have had a sense of humor in the first place.

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Neely Swanson
Easy Reader (California)

This is not to say that "Perfect Sense" has no charm because it does. It's just that it's hard to make perfect sense of what director David MacKenzie had in mind.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

An intriguing apocalyptic romance with a multi-purpose title.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

A solemn sci-fi parable set in present-day Glasgow, whose deepening sense of foreboding is sustained by the enigmatic, pseudo-biblical reflections of an unseen narrator.

Davo Valdés de la Campa
Butaca Ancha

A love story that never is never corny or predictable. [Full review in Spanish]

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James Berardinelli

The problem with Perfect Sense is its inability to be effective as either a character-based love story or something larger and more bold.

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Andrew Lapin

It's difficult to impart feelings of profound sadness with an image of Ewan McGregor shoving a stick of butter in his mouth.

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Jack Giroux
Film School Rejects

Ewan McGregor and Eva Green are excellent.

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Kevin M. Williams
A rare cinematic trip to Edinburgh is rewarded in this sci-fi tale of the end times that refeshingly offers a different spin on the proceedings: we lose our… More
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Through the eyes of two people about to fall in love, this film tells the story of a mysterious pandemic robbing humans of their sense of smell, and that is… More
paul sandberg
Perfect Sense is a film possessing an interesting idea, and yet, in the end leaves you with the feeling that so much more could have been explored here.… More
Wildaly M
This was a very interesting way of presenting an end-of-the-world scenario. I definitely appreciated the performances by McGregor and Green. I suppose those who… More
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