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Intimate Strangers Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    71

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    The film does get claustrophobic. It never quite achieves the balance between a two-character study and a larger world, as did "The Man on the Train." The film also could do with a bit more humor, most of which is supplied by the sagacious shrink.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    We find we cannot take anything for face value in this story, that the motives of this woman and her husband are so deeply masked that even at the end of the film we are still uncertain about exactly what to believe, and why.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Such a triumph of simplicity, subtlety and tact--and of the eroticism in words, looks and glances--that the actors ravish us with sheer talent and intelligence.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Mr. Luchini gives one of the best performances of the year, in one of the best movies of the year.

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