Little Ashes Synopsis
The loves of artist Salvador Dali.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Little Ashes is absorbing but not compelling. Most of its action is inward.
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The Hollywood Reporter

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Ashes makes no claims to be an entirely accurate biopic; it's a speculative, impressionistic portrait without a lot of dramatic force or...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
The Spanish actress Marina Gatell is exotic and engaging as a young writer drawn to Lorca and puzzled why he is not drawn to her in return.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
Director Paul Morrison ("Wondrous Oblivion") nicely re-creates the period, but puts too much weight on the sexual relationship as...
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The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Stephen Cole
Anyone interested in hearing the artist's heart-to-hearts properly translated is encouraged to seek out Leonard Cohen's flamenco serenade,...
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50

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
Little Ashes succumbs to the dreaded Masterpiece Theater syndrome as a talky historical drama weighed down by self-importance.
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
If you'd like to know about the famously eccentric psyche of surrealist artist Salvador Dali, whom Pattinson plays, you're better off...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
I can't imagine what Dali or Buñuel would have made of such bourgeois sentimentality.
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New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
The story and performances (save for Matthew McNulty’s angry Luis Buñuel) are paint-by-numbers, with social upheaval and sexual adventurism...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The problem is that both Philippa Goslett's script and Paul Morrison's direction lack the stylistic craziness - the sense of real, lunatic...
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Little Ashes will help Rob Pattinson's career

By isahawaii
Many people are wrong to assume that because young girls are madly screaming for Rob Pattinson that Twilight will be the one that will boost his long term career. Little Ashes will. He was...

LOOKS AMAZING!

By LeBlanc
I have been seeing pictures and ideas for this movie! I can't wait. Besides that it seems that Robert Pattinson and his acting can only get better and do no wrong! Everything seems great from...

Must See this movie

By milleter
One of the most beautifully acted, directed movies I've ever seen. I was so afraid I would only love this movie because of Robert Pattinson, but that is not the case. He is amazing as Salvador Dali....

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By ivester27
I'd love for it to play anywhere in NC I'd drive to see it! I guess with it being an art film it isn't being played everywhere! A DVD would be greatly appreciated!...

Outstanding Performance

By DIxlu
It was an amazing performance by the entire cast. Rob Pattison hit it out of the park with his outradges perfomance of Dali. I found the movie very poetic and emmotional. You could not but feel sorry...

great movie

By ima_biter
I knew Dali was odd,extreme, eccentric and well....maybe a little crazy. He was a brilliant artist.I must say that Rob Pattinson did an amazing job portraying him. The story , the acting, the cast,...

Interesting Period Film

By amcanrer
I usually like a good foreign film, but honestly, I probably wouldn't have taken time to see this if Rob Pattinson was not in it. RP did not carry the film (as publicity might suggest), but the...

Worth Seeing

By confusionroom
The cinematography is amazing. Story is a little hard to follow if you are not aware of the history of the time and place. I felt the awakening, love and fear more intensely in this movie than...

i love ROBERT PATTINSON!!

By ILOVEEDWARD22
I CANT WAIT 2 C THIS MOVIE ONLY CUZ I LOVE ROBERT EVEN THOUGH HE IS PLAYING A GAY GUY !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!I ALSO THINK ITS GOING TO BE VERY GOOD!!...

Little Ashes

By zetr
As low budget, foreign, art films go, I was pleasantly surprised by this film. The chemistry between Lorca and Dali grabbed my interest and held it throughout the film.While being heterosexual in...

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Rated R | For sexual content, language and a brief disturbing image
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Sensual, mature tale of young artists in 1920s Spain.
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