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Based on 11 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 25
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    Ill conceived and unworthy (and dull and ridiculous). show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Unpleasantly icy film based on a true story. show more

  • 20
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The Swedish video and commercial director seeks artistic adventure but winds up with pointless self-indulgence. show more

  • 38
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    An icky S&M thriller. show more

  • 30
    Film Threat

    Downloading Nancy is an excruciating experience. show more

  • 42
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    There are brutal scenes with razor blades and other impromptu devices of erotic torment, but what makes the movie a trial to sit through isn't just the heroine's pain-freak tastes. show more

  • 30
    Todd McCarthy Variety

    On a moment to moment basis, however, picture continuously skirts very close to the ludicrous in its advanced-stage grimness and outre forms of torture foreplay. show more

  • 30
    J.R. Jones Chicago Reader

    To her credit, Bello makes a real commitment to this spiteful, self-absorbed character, though the credibility she generates through sheer force of will is no match for the gimmicky plot twist that arrives at the story’s midpoint and sends the movie spinning off into stupid-land. show more

  • 10
    Village Voice

    The jump cuts and nonlinear narrative are gratuitously stylish, and when you peel away this film's complex performances, at the core of its drawn-out suicide spectacle is pain so extreme, so alienating, and, in the end, so pointless. show more

  • NA
    Manohla Dargis The New York Times

    A nasty exploitation flick tarted up with art-house actors and psychobabble. show more

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