• Adore (2013)

Adore

Release Date: September 6th, 2013

DVD Release Date: December 10th, 2013

R |1 hr 51 min

Plot Summary

Two lifelong best friends (Robin Wright, Naomi Watts) each begin a steamy affair with the other's son, but trouble begins to brew when one of the two young men desires a lover his own age.

Cast: Robin Wright, Naomi Watts, Ben Mendelsohn, Xavier Samuel, Sophie Lowe, James Frecheville, Gary Sweet, Jessica Tovey

Director: Anne Fontaine

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Screen Australia, Gaumont, France 2 Cinéma, Hopscotch Features

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger MooreMcClatchy-Tribune News Service

    As edgy female wish-fulfillment fantasy, showing that fantasy’s consequences, Adore engrosses and engages, never titillates and never betrays even the tiniest hint of revulsion. show more

  • 45
    Ella TaylorNPR

    To begin with, how painful is it to watch actors as intelligent as Naomi Watts and Robin Wright mug their way through the story of two hard-bodied middle-aged Australian besties hitting the sack with one another's teenaged sons? show more

  • 30
    David RooneyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Everything is spelled out literally and at a stultifying pace, in a story that might have worked onscreen as either heightened melodrama or farcical comedy. Instead Fontaine, who is not exactly blessed with a light touch, opts for misplaced sincerity. show more

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Awards

Nominated Best Lead Actress
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2013)
Nominated Best Adapted Screenplay
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2013)
Nominated Best Costume Design
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2013)
Nominated Best Production Design
Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts Awards (2013)