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Based on 26 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    A cheerless exercise. show more

  • 50
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    It's like watching a bad update of an Antonioni film. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    No other mainstream movie has so openly tackled the subject of female sexual experience. show more

  • 53
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Showing the sex seems to be the film's raison d'etre, which gets you only so far. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I did not really enjoy this movie, and yet I recommend it. Why? Because I think it's on to something interesting. Here is a movie about a woman who never stops thinking. That may not be as good for you as it is for her. show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    Despite many flaws...Romance is unquestionably an important film. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A singularly cheerless trip, explicit but sterile, racy but dull. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    More cautionary than titillating...some of it (is) deliberately disturbing. show more

  • 50
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    An au natural (read: graphic) tryst-a-thon whose fashion sense is outweighed only by its bulky sexual intellectualism. show more

  • 50
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Lots of sex, but little joy. show more

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