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Rated R for strong sexual content including dialogue, violence and language.

R In Theaters 11/22/2000 , 123min.
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Critic score based on 31 reviews

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September 11, 2009
just an amazing film. Geoffery Rush! Joachim Phoenix almost to painful to watch(not in Sade's way of course) Not for faint of heart, or rape/abuse survivors, except, we see an artist and a man in Sade. I have never seen a better performance....Geoferry, you should have gotten the acadamy award....Joachim, will they EVER STOP HAVING YOU HOLD SOMEONE WHO HAS JUST DIED< and you are
July 01, 2008
Joaquin delivers one of the most compelling performances of his career. Sizzling hot, intriguing, this century's muse begins the moment of a career that will be as sterling, provoking, and intellingent as the population will accept what Joaq has to offer. How rare to have the opportunity to witness such integrity from such a magnificent human beging. I only hope this is realized before we

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A.O. Scott
The New York Times
Occasionally becomes pretentious and shrill -- sometimes Mr. Wright isn't aware that his material is so good that he doesn't need to comment on his characters. Full Review
David Edelstein
What the film does have is coruscating anger, impish wit, and a breathtaking style. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
Rush is too sinfully good for the drama he's in. Full Review
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
A witty yet fiery and, in the best sense, provocative play of ideas about freedom of expression. Full Review
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
Soon becomes a sadistic experience in its own right. Experiencing this pretentious wallow -- overwritten, under-thought and overdone -- is a very sophisticated form of torture. Full Review

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