Warner Bros. Pictures | Release Date: October 8, 2003 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 42 Critics
Positive:
37
Mixed:
4
Negative:
1
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100
As close as we are likely to come on the screen to the spirit of Greek tragedy (and closer, I think, than Arthur Miller has come on the stage). The crime of child abuse becomes a curse that determines the pattern of events in the next generation. [13 October 2003, p. 112]
40
If this death-obsessed drama is a classic, then give me potboiling life.