Teknolust (2002)

In this offbeat sci-fi-drama, Rosetta Stone (Tilda Swinton) is a scientist specializing in biogenetics who has made a major breakthrough in artificial biological engineering. Rosetta has created a type of Self-Replicating Automaton, which… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: January 1, 2002
DVD Release Date: December 23, 2003
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post

Fails as entertainment, being so ineptly directed and written it often has the feel of a high school production by kids with more money and ambition than talent.

Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Stumbles from one catatonic scene to the next, mixing aggressively 'clever' ideas with strident dialogue.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A silly mad scientist film dealing mostly with feminist issues.

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Dave Kehr
New York Times

A minor addition to the tiny genre of feminist science fiction films.

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Ernest Hardy
L.A. Weekly

Witty, surprisingly tender.

Christopher Null

viewers have to endure new media artist Lynn Hershman Leeson's uncomfortable attempts at taking her cracking-stiff theories and translating them into dramatic narrative form

Laura Sinagra
Village Voice

It's a quiet tour de force for Tilda Swinton.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

Sci-fi has rarely been so playful.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide

Leeson's sensibility is a thoroughly irritating mix of intellectual hauteur and juvenile smuttiness.

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Drew Smith
What an odd little movie. It's pretty much totally invalid except as a performance showcase for Tilda Swinton, giving her all sorts of bizarre alien… More