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Based on 7 Reviews
critic reviews (7)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 25
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    The bad news is that the characters and situations are platitudes and the story is so heavy-handed that the film is hard to sit through. show more

  • 25
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Makes little attempt to be credible or original. And the acting is poor. show more

  • 40
    Time Out New York

    Clichéd and formulaic. show more

  • 20
    Melissa Anderson Village Voice

    Misery pile-up. show more

  • 20
    Los Angeles Times

    The whole thing plays like a bad Equity-waiver one-act. show more

  • 10
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    This laughably clichéd dive into sexual masochism and hardscrabble survival replaces story with outline and characters with place holders. show more

  • 10
    Variety

    A waste of a talented, earnest cast, this borderline offensive indie, set for an Oct. 2 limited release, shouldn't take up too much valuable theater space before fading away. show more

  • September 23, 2011 dfoster209
    Report This User

    Good Acting by Bai Ling and and our herione. Proper amount of angst,guilt etc.Dysfunctional family problems father/herione must hit/be hit to achieve satifaction. David the herione\'s lover will not cause needed physical pain herione requires.. Herione, mother, father anll require consuleing. Arought gritty coming of age

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