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Goya's Ghosts

Rated R for violence, disturbing images, some sexual content and nudity.

R In Theaters 07/20/2007 , 113min.
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52%
Critic score based on 25 reviews

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September 28, 2008
SDIDESIGN
Wonderful movie!!!
May 22, 2008
mfinn29919
Well what a great subject for a movie. It appeared to have an OK budget, star power all the fixins. It started out promising but quickly faded into a made for television type film. I gave up on it at the 94 minute mark. My European history teacher would roll over in her grave at the liberties taken here.I give it one and one half stars.
May 22, 2008
yechielelchonen
Previously Portman/Hershlag would not remove her cloths for entertainment. But now she has decided she must make a sacrafice for the Jewish people. Anti-semitsim must be combated. And so- viola! Her breasts are there for your examination (The crowd goes wild). On examinig her beutiful body in all it's wonder how can gentiles view Jews as strange creatures ever again? However it won't work of
May 22, 2008
seyidda
It really sucked. It could have been so much more. Javier and Natalie had such chemistry. What a shame.
May 22, 2008
tmavanti
Wow. Powerful and Emotional film.I loved traveling back in time, I imagine what it must have been like to live during the inquisition, frightful! There are some graphic scenes and Portman does an outstanding job with her characters.Javier is dramatic and mysterious and an incredible actor. I want to see more films with him in them! (reminds me of Robert Downey Jr.)I enjoyed the historical

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The New York Times
An unwieldy mix of political satire and lavish period soap opera. Full Review
Carina Chocano
Los Angeles Times
Lavish production and wardrobe design, as well as beautiful cinematography by Javier Aguirresarobe make Goya's Ghosts lovely to look at, but as a portrait of the artist, the movie is a letdown. Full Review
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
There is so little emotionally or intellectually at stake in most popular entertainment that Goya's Ghosts, Milos Forman's challenging, compelling and wildly uneven film, shoots like a cannonball into the solar plexus. I can't remember when I've been so physically and mentally shattered. Full Review
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
The movie is uneven in the extreme, to the extent that it feels like two imperfectly wed pictures. The first, while not extraordinary, at least contains some interesting ideas. The second borders on embarrassing: an overblown melodrama complete with coincidence building upon coincidence and plot threads that are left unresolved. Full Review
Jonathan Holland
Variety
Ambitious script is stranded between entertainment and intellectualism, leaving us with a magnificent folly, thoroughly watchable for its visuals but ultimately hollow. Full Review

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