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Based on 8 Reviews
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  • 75
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Gaudi Afternoon, adapted from Barbara Wilson's novel, is a setup for a smart ensemble comedy, and the cast delivers in hilarious deadpan style. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Beautifully photographed and fitfully amusing, Gaudi Afternoon would be an impressive film from a first-timer, but Seidelman is experienced enough to know she should have told the actors not to camp things up so excessively. show more

  • 70
    Film Threat

    Even with its over-the-top performances, Gaudi Afternoon is an emotionally and intellectually subtle work. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The offbeat cast and gorgeous Barcelona locations can't quite make up for the thinness of the mystery and forced quirkiness of the characters and their tangled relationships. show more

  • 60
    Deborah Young Variety

    Silly, childish fun and as relaxing to watch as good American TV fiction -- and with a very similar world view. show more

  • 50
    Laura Sinagra Village Voice

    The trumped-up alley-to-plaza intrigue could use more smoke and less mirrors. show more

  • 30
    Stephanie Zacharek

    The air leaks out of Gaudí Afternoon gradually but steadily, until all we're left with is a limp rag of a balloon. show more

  • 20
    Dana Stevens The New York Times

    What should be a soufflé of gender-bending mischief is more like a bowl of oatmeal. show more

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