Italian Studies

critic Reviews

, 40% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Vanessa Kirby is always a magnetic screen presence, but Italian Studies is too disjointed and superficial to take advantage of her talents.
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    Christy LemireFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I don't really know what they're aiming for here... There needs to be a point to why we're telling this particular story in this particular way.
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    Randy MyersSan Jose Mercury News
    It's only 81 minutes long but feels like an eternity or two.
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    Glenn KennyNew York Times
    Its idea of time is multidimensional, as is its idea of form.
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    Guy LodgeVariety
    Adam Leon's brief, stylish film never fully unpacks its intriguing premise, but gains feeling and texture from Kirby's performance as a writer in a dissociative fugue.
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    David FearRolling Stone
    For a long stretch, Italian Studies turns this trip down memory-loss lane into a low-wattage livewire, an unpredictable stroll into the unknown.
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    Carlos AguilarRogerEbert.com
    Mildly auspicious if ultimately disappointing.
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    Dan BayerNext Best Picture
    An indulgent, dreamy doodle of a film that chases its own tail for most of its 80 minutes before deciding to wrap itself up in a neat little bow and end.
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    Joel CoplingSpectrum Culture
    It seems as if Leon began with a genuinely thoughtful movie and pared it down to the barest essentials though not the essential elements to tell a story.
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    Dennis SchwartzDennis Schwartz Movie Reviews
    The acting is quite good on the part of the lead actress.
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    Jackie K. Cooperjackiekcooper.com
    A woman floats through the streets of a big city trying to regain her memory. In this movie confusion reigns both on screen and in the minds of the audience.
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