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Private Fears in Public Places Review

Movies.com Critics

3.0

Dave White Profile

Everything feels tidy and boxed-in. Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    77

    out of 100

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    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    A masterpiece by any measure, is fresh, immediate and contemporary, but its wintry yet warm perspective is suffused with the wisdom and experience of a great filmmaker who turns 85 on June 2.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The cast is tremendous; these actors work with Resnais like a well-oiled stock company that knows every trick and can communicate almost telepathically.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    This is a minor film from a master, which is disappointing, but nevertheless it has its charms, most notably in the acting by a cast of stage and screen veterans.

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  • 83

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    The grand old filmmaker frames each scene like a fine painting. And fake snow falls with happy artificiality between rueful vignettes.

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