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The Triumph of Love Review

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

  • 3.0

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 38

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    It's the kind of thing that Shakespeare might have written if he had undergone a frontal lobotomy.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The story, based on an 18th century French play by Pierre Marivaux, is the sort of thing that inspired operas and Shakespeare comedies: It's all premise, no plausibility, and so what?

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The artifice may be ancient, but the thought and emotions -- and especially Sorvino -- are beautifully, refreshingly modern.

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Iffy for 14+

Okay princess story -- nothing special.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie includes gender-bending seductions, including a same-sex kiss. There are no four-letter words, but there's some spicy language and brief nudity.

  • Families can talk about how people right the wrongs of their forebears and about the complications of getting to know someone and have to decide how much of the truth about yourself to share.

What to watch for
  • violence false0

    Violence: Not an issue

  • sex false3

    Sex: Sexual references, gender-bending, same-sex kiss.

  • language false3

    Language: Old-fashioned but sometimes spicy language.

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false0

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: None