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Year
2008
Runtime
96 min.
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Drama, Romance
Rating *
7.1
Votes *
205,570
Checks
19,432
Favs
1,074
Dislikes
285
Favs/checks
5.5% (1:18)
Favs/dislikes
4:1
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  1. constantina's avatar

    constantina

    if only they stopped reffering to "having sex" as "making love" all the time... 4 years ago
  2. peggypotts's avatar

    peggypotts

    best thing about this film is the setting, which was beautiful. the story started strong and the shifting emotional relationships are interesting enough to keep you watching, but it's nothing amazing. however, it's nice to see polyamory represented without judgment in a relatively mainstream film. overall: worth a watch. 6 years 6 months ago
  3. Siskoid's avatar

    Siskoid

    Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008) takes us to Spain, where Vicky (Rebecca Hall) and Cristina (Scarlett Johansson) meet a real live Casanova (Javier Bardem) who invites them into his bed, one where his disturbed ex-wife (Penélope Cruz) could show up in with a knife any time. The sense of place is again flawless, trading on Spain's most romantic qualities. How will these impact women of a different temperament? Vicky, who seeks comfort and stability, and Cristina, who favors spontaneity and novelty. Both will find something to love in this man, and both will find their world view distorted into a new shape, which is really the point of setting most of the film in Gaudi's Barcelona. To an outsider, like Vicki's husband, the women's feelings are incomprehensible. They make no sense. One must have Gaudi's eye to accept these illogical permutations. Cruz steals the show however, with a visceral performance well worthy of the Oscar she got for it. Fierce and sexy. 3 years 3 months ago
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