Palindromes Synopsis
An underage girl runs away after her parents force her to have an abortion.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Like all this adventurous filmmaker's work, it's truly one of a kind.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Then there's Todd Solondz's Palindromes, which is that rare event: a memorable provocation.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
If the movie is a moral labyrinth, it is paradoxically straightforward and powerful in the moment; each individual story has an...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Palindromes isn't a wise movie, or a particularly true movie, but it's an honest one and a singular experience.
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75

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Solondz likes to put the screws to moral hypocrisy. As always, he goes too far. As always, you don't want to look away.
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
What makes Palindromes bearable is that Solondz has yet to come up with an answer.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

By Ray Bennett
It's a highly stylized piece of work typical of director Todd Solondz, who renders wildly exaggerated sequences on a topic not generally...
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38

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
On the evidence of Palindromes, the most misanthropic, depressing, hopeless film in memory, I'd hazard that for Solondz, childhood is a...
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30

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Palindromes finds him (Solondz) stuck with his single theme inside a sealed dollhouse of his own construction. He has gifts to give a larger...
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25

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
This is extremely dark and politically loaded material.
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Rated NR