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  • 60
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    The film reveals the influence of director/co-writer Werthman's profession because it adopts a highly clinical and thoughtful rather than exploitative turn. Although at times one wishes for a little more heat, of both the dramatic and erotic variety, there is an admirable intelligence and restraint on display. show more

  • 50
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    Going Under is the feature directorial debut of 65-year-old Eric Werthman, who has been a practicing psychotherapist for a quarter of a century. If you're not already seeing a shrink, Mr. Werthman, may we suggest that you start immediately. show more

  • 38
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Welsh-born actor Roger Rees bares body and soul in director/cowriter Eric Werthman's handsomely photographed examination of the dynamic that unites a masochist and the sex worker who caters to his desires. show more

  • 40
    The New York Times

    The director, Eric Werthman, a practicing psychotherapist, presents Peter and Suzanne's dilemma like a case study from his own files rather than a real, flesh-and-blood-and-handcuffs relationship. show more

  • 30
    Village Voice

    Just because Rees can play a masochist doesn't mean viewers have to. show more

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