• Released
  • May 4, 2000
  • NR , 1 hr 35 min
  • Drama
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Under the Sand Synopsis
A professor (Charlotte Rampling) acts as if her husband (Bruno Cremer) is still alive.
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100

Boston Globe

Mesmerizing and unforgettable.
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90

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's a role of fierce demands, and Rampling meets them all. In a summer of crass, Rampling is a true class act.
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Ozon has crafted a near-perfect film, a mournful, moving kind of cinema poetry.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A movie of introspection and defiance.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Ozon specializes in dissecting the vulnerability, erotic longing, and garbled intentions with which people regularly rub up against one...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A fascinating movie that explores grief from an emotionally truthful angle rarely seen in movies.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
This is Rampling's film, and she's never less than surprising, never less than a revelation.
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A sensitive and subtle meditation on aging, loss and bereavement.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
It stays in your memory, will not leave you in peace.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Unexpectedly subtle cinematic style.
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Rated NR