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Based on 23 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 80
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It isn't the sex that shocks here, it's the chilling core of loneliness. Intimacy dares to cut deep, and its daring gets to you. show more

  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Jay and Claire are exquisitely played by Mark Rylance and Kerry Fox. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A disconcerting experience. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Some people will want to call it pornography. In one respect, it's the opposite. show more

  • 100
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Vibrating with humanity, it's a potent portrait of love, ranging from the purely carnal to the impurely sublime. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A raw, wounding, powerfully acted film, and you cannot look away from it. show more

  • 75
    Marta Barber Miami Herald

    You may be drawn to Intimacy's graphic scenes, but you'll emerge convinced there's more to life -- and the film -- than sex. show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Sometimes gets bogged down in its own wordiness. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Plays like a warmed-over "Last Tango in Paris," with more explicit sex but a lower level of originality and acting skill. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Wants to be a "Last Tango in Paris" for the new millennium, but its flaccid dramatization and hollow moralizing doesn't rise even to the level of last year's "An Affair of Love," let alone Bertolucci's masterpiece. show more

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