• Released
  • November 1, 2002
  • R , 1 hr 30 min
  • Drama
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Film Threat

It is a great character study that ranks with Paul Thomas Anderson's epic "Magnolia."
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Washington Post

By Michael O'Sullivan
Guaranteed-to-bum-you-out conclusion.
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L.A. Weekly

The film ultimately offers nothing more than people in an urban jungle needing other people to survive. Kane's character observes that "We’re all connected by love" -- and that sounds familiar, too.
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Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
Mattei is tiresomely grave and long-winded, as if circularity itself indicated profundity.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Mattei's script was written in 1998, and the absence of any sense of the impact of 9/11 on New Yorkers is palpable. While watching "Love," I was thinking what great potential there was - still is - for a Manhattan "La Ronde" set in the days following 9/11, when strangers sought comfort from each other in spontaneous sexual alliances.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The characters who cross paths here in the hard shadows of late-'90s New York City are meant to convey loneliness, bitterness, neediness, loss, and bad karma. Mostly, they convey bad Sundance.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Anemic chronicle of money grubbing New Yorkers and their serial loveless hook ups.
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New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
An exercise in cynicism every bit as ugly as the shabby digital photography and muddy sound.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The idea, I suppose, is that love connects us all, even when it goes wrong. Fortunately, even love doesn't usually go quite so badly as this movie does.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Neither original nor presented in a convincing way.
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30 out of 100
Generally unfavorable reviews
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