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  • The main drawbacks of The Burning Plain are its intentionally coy narrative and a zero-hour revelation that's ill-thought-out and generates some pretty chintzy psychobabble. It's the wobbliest element in an admirable, complex and frustrating movie. show more

  • For a film that strives so hard to show the sheer messiness of real people's lives, Burning Plain does have an impossibly neat ending. show more

  • All the actresses, especially Theron, are appropriately haunted, but let's hope Arriaga's love of echoes, fate and coincidence has run its mopey course. show more

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  • March 01, 2010 Daze
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    This is a great movie, It keeps you interested and keeps you wondering. Great acting overall. I really enjoyed this little film. I would highly recommend to anyone who enjoys a great plot along with good editing and music. A MUST see.

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