Head in the Clouds Synopsis
Woman in 1930's Europe shares a Parisian apartment with an Irish schoolteacher and Spanish refugee.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Charlize Theron is one of the few actresses equal to the role, bringing to it beauty, steel-edged repose, and mystery.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Charlize Theron's Gilda in Head in the Clouds invites comparison to Rita Hayworth in 1946's "Gilda," which adds a touch of the ludicrous to...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Unconvincing melodrama.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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A glossy, stiff melodrama.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Catastrophically overdone.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
Townsend seemed to me ill-matched as a romantic hero: way too moony-eyed and mushy to cope with the likes of the towering Theron and torchy...
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50

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
You might not think it would be easy to make a dull film about love, war and a bisexual threesome, but Head in the Clouds manages this task...
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38

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If you're up for a relentlessly overripe melodrama that takes place in movie-Europe as opposed to the real thing (the Parisian streetwalkers...
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Stuart Townsend, Theron's reallife boyfriend, may have inner fires as an actor that have yet to be revealed, but in Head in the Clouds he's...
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
This spark-free film has no place to go on their resumes except under the heading of "Cringing Embarrassment."
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Rated R | For sexuality, nudity and some violence
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids This soapy saga is for adults only.
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