Femme Fatale Synopsis
A jewel thief (Rebecca Romijn-Stamos) double-crosses her two accomplices.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is pure filmmaking, elegant and slippery. I haven't had as much fun second-guessing a movie since "Mulholland Drive."
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Fatale is, truthfully, a mess - an absurdly overwritten Eurotrash thriller that beggars an audience's suspension of disbelief. It's also...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Femme Fatale is glossy, glamorous cinema as collage. Maybe all the pieces of a truly good film noir are here, but the filmmaker has opted...
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New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Sexy, witty, energetic and gorgeous, but it is as stripped of the human element (in some of its production design, as well) as a minimalist...
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Viewers who like their movies to adhere to some sort of reasonable logic, or to at least make sense, will not be pleased by Femme Fatale....
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
The film is De Palma's tribute to film noir, to Paris and to the cinema itself.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Sexy and passably entertaining, with a plot that's too clever by half.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
May not always make sense, but it's crammed with flamboyant images and frisky cinematic pranks -- It's far from a great movie, but there's...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It tries hard to be sexy, mysterious and dangerous, but ends up laughably inscrutable.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
If you look hard, you can make out a story in Femme Fatale, but it has nothing to do with the senseless pileup of jewel thievery,...
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this was stupid

By sweethoney08
it seems like de palama paid to much attention on making a beautiful film rather than a film with substance and it focuses to much on the scenery like her lying in the bath tub. he tried to hard to...

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Rated R | For Violence, Strong Sexuality and Language