Unforgivable Synopsis
An author moves to Venice to write a novel and falls in love with a woman he does not fully trust.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
What makes the film involving is that it doesn't depend on the mechanical resolution of the plot, but on the close observation of its...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
In his elliptical and somewhat loopy drama about the slipperiness of love at any age, French filmmaker André Téchiné uses the sight of...
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Slant Magazine

By Bill Weber
The layered, character-driven drama may subvert expectations of a sunny Venetian noir, but observes its five principal characters with a...
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New York Post

Both Venice and Bouquet are photographed to ravishing effect, and like the city, Judith is meant to suggest something trapped into being a...
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Charlotte Observer

By Lawrence Toppman
For much of the film, Jérémie comes off as sullen, then unsettled, then just creepy. Yet at the end, as he struggles to start over, he...
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
Téchiné is a restless director, a fastidious storyteller who is not interested in what less adventurous movies have to say about human...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Everyone is equal parts emotional victim and villain in Unforgivable, an elegantly rambling Franco-Italian affair about the ways we do each...
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The New York Times

By Manohla Dargis
Unforgivable isn't one of Mr. Téchiné's greatest achievements, but it's engrossing even when its increasingly populated story falters,...
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Time Out New York

By Stephen Garrett
While Unforgivable stays true to this approach, its disparate souls feel too scattershot to be interwoven into a meaningful narrative...
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Village Voice

It's some kind of monster of romanticized antiromanticism, filleting and exalting its characters, cheating and rewarding its breathless...
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Very good movie; very introspective

By cricketscamp
I really liked this movie. I thought that it did a wonderful job of examining human relationships (and the complexities) and the relationship that one has with oneself. The way that the movie does...


By anotherplanet
Unforgivable is a rather captivating and compelling movie that explores the complexities of human relationships on several different levels and the way love forces us to navigate the vicissitudes of...

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Rated NR