Birth Synopsis
Nicole Kidman's dead husband returns as a boy.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The eerie tale is steeped in brooding atmosphere and psychological suspense thanks to Glazer's hugely imaginative visual style and creative...
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Birth makes its oddball supernaturalism seem completely, compellingly real.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
The best of what's onscreen is a mesmerizing mind-teaser.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Birth presents an intriguing premise about death and the possibility of rebirth in an elegant, melancholy and deliberate fashion.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It's corny, plodding, implausible and - on occasion - seriously creepy. At the same time, it contains a couple of this movie year's most...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Begins like a penetrating exploration of love, grief and suffering and ends looking like a highbrow version of "Bride of Chucky."
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
When Kidman slithers into a bathtub with her young ''husband,'' the scene, in its soft-pedaled way, is the definition of exploitation: It...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Such a meticulously wrought piece of hokum that it's both easy to admire and impossible to warm up to.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

A paranormal mystery without a spine. It has no suspense because it has no belief in itself.
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20

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Might have qualified as dumb fun if they hadn't left out the fun.
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By sugarcoma2000
I was disappointed in this movie. I'm a Nicole Kidman fan and she just didn't seem to pull it off in this 'forgetable' low budget film. Bland story line....

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Rated R | For sexuality
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