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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It is a movie about the gradual erosion of life's seeming certainties, and it's also about the destructive immorality that may lie beneath...
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90

Village Voice

By J. Hoberman
Self-contained, enigmatic, illuminated from within, Huppert banks a performance that pays dividends throughout the film.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Like some of Hitchcock's films, the story - adapted from a novel by Charlotte Armstrong, an American mystery writer of the '40s and '50s -...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Huppert has never been this cheerful, or lethal, and the movie itself is like Hitchcock's ''Rebecca'' reshot for House & Garden, with all...
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75

Boston Globe

The magic of their perfectly shaded performances is that you always have to wonder ... Is she really that bad?
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
Not since Cary Grant offered Joan Fontaine a gleaming glass of milk has a bedtime toddy looked as suspicious as it does in Claude Chabrol's...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Isabelle Huppert has the best poker face since Buster Keaton. She faces the camera with detached regard, inviting us to imagine what she is...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
An elegant study in perversity.
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The film is ridiculously overplotted, and very little of the plot serves any purpose other than to motivate what you can pretty well guess...
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58

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

By Paula Nechak
This bloodless, nuanced little thriller carries small weight save for Huppert's enigmatic, thrifty performance.
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Rated NR