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Based on 14 Reviews
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It looks like a documentary...Don't let anyone tell you more. show more

  • 75
    Ruthe Stein San Francisco Chronicle

    The directors pull off this faux documentary. show more

  • 60
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    The decidedly irreverent nature of much of the proceedings will be a turnoff to some viewers, a tonic to others. show more

  • 75
    Russell Scott Smith New York Post

    A remarkably smart and weird film, even if it's sad and sometimes difficult to watch, with jokes designed to make you cringe. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The result, a dissection of the complicated dynamics of sexual and economic exploitation, is pitiless and occasionally inspired. show more

  • 60
    Merle Bertrand Film Threat

    Botko and Gurland's bleak and caustic comedy gets off to a slow start and struggles to overcome the handicap of having three main characters who are, by design, highly unpleasant individuals. show more

  • 78
    Marrit Ingman Austin Chronicle

    The best surprise is Yuan, the daughter of Hong Kong actress Cheng Pei-Pei. She has great screen presence and invests Lichi with a mix of kitty-cat cuteness and hellcat ferocity. show more

  • 75
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    It took gifted hucksters to make this movie, a funny and spirited - what to call it? show more

  • 80
    Andrew O'Hehir

    Completely deranged, and the portrait it paints of our beloved country depicts a dangerous place full of neurotics and obsessives. But lots of fun, with porn, booze, backyard barbecues and elaborate revenge schemes! show more

  • 80
    Carina Chocano Los Angeles Times

    A wickedly funny satire. show more

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