Pretty When You Cry (2001)

NC-17  |   |  Thriller, Crime, Drama  |  27 November 2001 (USA)
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A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Carlton Elizabeth ...
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A wife is caught in a web of sex and violence.

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Holy crap this movie sucked my butt
26 November 2001 | by See all my reviews

Looking over the credits for this movie, it is unsurprising to find that the director has impressive credentials... as a cinematographer. The film is well composed visually. Other than that, this movie fails on so many levels, not the least of which is the horrible, horrible script. "Shocking" plot twists for the sake of shocking twists kill any suspense this film has. The pacing is horrible. After about an hour of the film, you think it is about to end, after another ten minutes, you are PRAYING for it to end. Gratuituos sex and violence are all this film has going for it. Why Sam Elliot agreed to do a movie as tragically terrible as this travesty of filmmaking is anyone's guess? If I was presented with a choice of watching this film again and getting ebola... I'd watch this movie, but it would be a tough choice.

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