Cashback Synopsis
Freezing time at a grocery, an art student (Sean Biggerstaff) undresses and sketches women there.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
It's no small trick to blend fantasy, slapstick and genuine emotion, but Ellis pulls it off with whimsy to spare.
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Chicago Tribune

A modest but engaging film that mixes hormonal surges with art-house ingenuity.
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Imagine "Clerks" director Kevin Smith with a background in poetry and painting instead of comic books and bestiality jokes, and you'll have...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A sleek little meditation on beauty, desire, love and time. Now and then, it's fairly sophisticated stuff.
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By James Berardinelli
The film's structure is a little awkward, almost certainly as a result of its being expanded from 20 minutes to 97.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie is lightweight, as it should be.
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Much more than a tits and arse farce, this is an enjoyable, if lightweight effort.
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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Bill White
With Biggerstaff's breathless narration explaining every detail of the action, Cashback seems aimed at an audience that would rather be...
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Ellis' slight film has its charms, and the backstory he concocted to lead into the original 18-minute short is effective. But the film lags...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Scott Brown
Director Sean Ellis has a lovely eye, but he's set the film in his blind spot. Not only can't he distinguish between art and porn, savoring...
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Simply Exhilarating

By Dolfantye
Cashback is simply one of a kind. Any person who rates this film anything but "Must Go!" is simply looking at the movie in the wrong perspective. This is not your typical movie. It's different,...

Romance.... and the female body

By frograbbitcow
Definatly wierd and quirky, in the same catagory as Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, but not quite so surreal, this movie is part break-up drama, part tribute to all artists everywhere,...

Something special

By eamontgomery87
Cashback was charming, imaginative, and absolutely hysterical. Everything was deliberate and the acting was genuine – a nice change from the dime-a-dozen blockbusters. If you have the opportunity, go...

Don't compromise your integrity

By realitybite
This movie is pure voyourism and the finest example of taking advantage of the beauty of the first ammendments intnetions which would make Washington and Jefferson roll over in their graves! Don't...

Lots of explicit full frontal female nudity

By bil45
If you like very explicity female nudity, the movie is for you, because there's a ton of it (I'm talking no hair down there kind of nudity). If you don't like that sort of thing, you should stay...

Finding love

By jamin70
Moments into Cashback, you find yourself staring into Emilia Fox's screaming face. A breakup. Getting a bearing on the movie's direction at this point is difficult, but it goes far beyond a typical...

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Rated R | For graphic nudity, sexual content and language