• Released
  • March 11, 2011
  • (Limited NY 3/11; Expands LA 3/18)
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • Drama
Monogamy Synopsis
A photographer (Chris Messina) becomes obsessed with an enigmatic client (Meital Dohan) .
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Critic Ratings

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70

Village Voice

The film's final plot twist is easy to spot well before it arrives, but that doesn't detract from its crafty, heartfelt, and surprisingly...
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60

Boxoffice Magazine

By Wade Major
The real star of the film, however, is Shapiro who, despite treading on marginally derivative subject matter, demonstrates a solid sense of...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Despite the ominous feel, this is a mystery about losing or gaining lives and unknown detours.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Irksome dither of an indie drama.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Monogamy sets up a nifty idea that it doesn't follow through.
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50

The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
With modest resources, some nice digital camerawork and an appealing cast - the likable Ms. Jones draws you in easily - Mr. Shapiro keeps...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Ultimately suffers from a late-inning collapse into thematic obviousness and multiple endings.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Monogamy doesn't manage to find anything particularly new to say, and says it very, very slowly.
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40

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
While Shapiro does a fine job of emulating kink classics like "Blow Out," his film lacks one element that De Palma wouldn't have been...
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38

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Plotwise, the movie can (like many a Brooklynite) barely be bothered to comb its hair. Just when the pace needs to pick up, everyone sits...
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Best Indie I've seen in a long time

By amperfy
Monogamy is a finely crafted piece of cinema. Great performances in this exciting and sexy suspense....