Burnt Money Synopsis
Two gay lovers in Argentina become bank robbers who end up on the run.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
It is a bravura work that attests to Pineyro's command of a style rich in texture and nuance and also of multilayered material.
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80

L.A. Weekly

By Ernest Hardy
Those who hang in for the long haul are rewarded with a sexy, moving love story.
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78

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Well worth seeing if you have even the slightest interest in guns and sex and the interplay between the two (and who doesn't?), Burnt Money...
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70

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The most affecting parts of this film are its quieter, character-driven moments, and it's beautifully acted; if there is indeed an...
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67

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Paula Nechak
Director Marcelo Pineyro imbues the film with mood and style and yet the violent climax holds little thrall as a lack of character...
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63

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A stylish look and a fair amount of hot and heavy sex (mostly hetero), and the final shootout is pretty nifty.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
What makes this one stand out is the tugging, melancholy romance hiding behind the curtain of blood.
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60

Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
This bed-swapping crime story is ultimately too protracted, but Piñeyro's direction is richly atmospheric, full of noir shadows and...
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Hopped up on standard action riffs, most of the film feels like hand-me-downs purchased from the John Woo outlet.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
A sexy, mildly entertaining import.
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Rated NR