Womb (2012)

Womb tells the story of the cross-generational love affair between Rebecca (Eva Green) and Thomas (Matt Smith), two childhood friends who, once re-united, became instant lovers - only to be separated again by Thomas' accidental death.… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: March 30, 2012
DVD Release Date: March 26, 2013
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Critic Score: 35% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Jenkins
Time Out

Despite a fascinating concept, a gorgeous look and a silky score, 'Clone' is difficult to warm to.

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Mark Jenkins

The eeriness is underscored by the subtly intricate sound design, and by Green's subtle performance. She deftly balances her desire for the lost Tommy with the maternal responsibility to shield her son.

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Allan Hunter
The List

Péter Szatmári's atmospheric photography of brooding, steely blue skies, bleak deserted beaches and soggy autumn woods is one of the chief virtues in this misbegotten enterprise.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

If the 20-odd seconds of blank screen squatting pointlessly amid the opening credits aren't enough warning that you're in for some seriously sluggish storytelling, then the adoption of a snail as one of the central motifs should drive the point home.

Noel Murray
AV Club

It's a fascinating film to think about, but far too cool to touch.

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Jason Best
Movie Talk

Clone looks good and may get under your skin - if you can put up with the story's glacial pace, which is so creepingly slow that it's no wonder that the token of the pair's childhood love is a snail.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

You are unlikely to see a movie about incest made as sensitively and tastefully as "Womb.''

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

Green was meant for quick-witted comedy. Unfortunately, she's becoming a mainstay of painfully sincere slogs...

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Henry Barnes

Shonky science, flat fiction - this should never have left the lab.

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Flixster Audience Score: 45% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Twisted as hell. But you know, Eva Green... I kind of expected it! Woman gives birth to her deceased boyfriend by cloning him and raises him as her son despite… More
Anastasia Bartzoulianou
Interesting visuals by Fliegauf, but unfortunately, a very weak script. We have all seen much more interesting and heartfelt takes on Oedipal syndromes, from… More
Veronique Kwak
womb is a futuristic mythical tale about first love going awry into the realm of obsessional fixation. what is the ultimate form of love a woman could possibly… More
Walter M.
In "Womb," Rebecca(Eva Green) returns to the island where she spent a summer with her grandfather(Istvan Lenart). While reclaiming the family home,… More