• Released
  • March 18, 2011
  • (Limited 3/18)
  • R , 1 hr 47 min
  • Art House/Foreign
Cracks Synopsis
The headmistress (Eva Green) at an elite girls boarding school becomes obsessed with a new student.
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
The simmering rivalry between Di and Fiamma, inflamed by the kind of glimpsed indiscretion that makes adolescent melodramas tick, explodes...
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By James Berardinelli
The movie's realistic portrayal of the ingredients that can lead to bullying and other forms of unkindness inflicted on outsiders by those...
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New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
Scott's feature debut is beautifully filmed and offers an unexpectedly shocking ending.
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An auspicious debut for Scott, but one whose ingredients are too familiar to really fizz. Green is great, though, in a dark-tinged role...
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The New York Times

By Stephen Holden
In many ways Cracks is lurid and rickety. But its gripping ensemble performances lend it an emotional intensity that outweighs its...
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
May not appeal to every taste, but it marks an arresting feature debut for Jordan Scott, a director who is well worth watching.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
While Scott's movie has a consistent aura, it lacks a consistent tone. What are we to make of the movie, gauzy as a mist-shrouded lake and...
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Village Voice

By Ella Taylor
Alas, the hopelessly miscast Green is too darn French, lacking the voraciously loony brio it takes to play Miss G.
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Mark Keizer
Scott excels in maintaining a low, persistent hum of eroticism whose purpose is not titillation or camp.
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Time Out New York

By David Fear
Cracks simply doesn't make the grade.
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Cracks - Review

By kodie131
This flick has been receiving mixed to poor reviews from critics and I just can't agree with them. The debut from Ridley Scott's daughter Jordan is pretty fantastic. Usually it's hard to find just...

Loved it

By hoffoliv
Kinda slow plot, could have been shortened. But I did love it!...

A valiant attempt at becoming a classis

By 100000985944479
Beautifully shot and well written this movie is close but no cigar. The story of obsession and it's confusing impulses, this is a must see in regard to anyone wanting to learn more about movie making...

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Rated R | For Some sexuality, nudity and a disturbing attack