Yes

Sony Pictures Classics | Release Date: June 24, 2005
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ChadS.Oct 1, 2005
All of Sally Potter's films have wonderfully startling self-reflexive moments, in particular, "The Tango Lesson", when Potter tells her dance partner, "But that's how I love you-- with my eyes, with work." In "Yes", however, the All of Sally Potter's films have wonderfully startling self-reflexive moments, in particular, "The Tango Lesson", when Potter tells her dance partner, "But that's how I love you-- with my eyes, with work." In "Yes", however, the maid played by Shirley Henderson might be a case of whimsy overkill. She seems to be there as a reward for surviving the iambic pentameter banter between Joan Allen and Simon Abkarian. And now, here's some comic relief. Abkarian's rant against America is stirring, but was his anger properly set up? To me, it came out of nowhere. When he's fired from his job, it's not an American who lets him go, so why is he irate at Allen? Expand
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