Fox Searchlight Pictures | Release Date: June 14, 1996 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
60
METASCORE
Mixed or average reviews based on 20 Critics
Positive:
11
Mixed:
9
Negative:
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Filmmakers of Bernardo Bertolucci's magnitude don't often take on sexual coming-of-age movies, but judging from the pleasures of Stealing Beauty, maybe more of them should. [14 Jun 1996 Pg.04.D]
60
This fragile, precious chamber piece, co-written with Susan Minot, rarely seems worthy of the high style lavished upon it. [24 Jun 1996 Pg.83]
40
Bertolucci's original story--a generous adjective--was made into a screenplay by the American novelist Susan Minot, who has an unwavering eye for the predictable and an ear for the tired phrase. [24 Jun 1996 Pg.32]