Lost Girls & Love Hotels

critic Reviews

, 48% Rotten Tomatometer Score
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    This is one of the better intimate dramas of the year.
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    Peter SobczynskiRogerEbert.com
    Too vapid to work as a psychological drama, too silly to work as a passionate romance, and too tepid to work as a sexy guilty pleasure.
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    Michael OrdoñaLos Angeles Times
    This is a sober portrait of a woman in trouble, whose depressive, compulsive and self-destructive tendencies lead her down a dangerous road.
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    John DeForeHollywood Reporter
    A persuasive depiction of aimless hedonism.
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    Dennis HarveyVariety
    Olsson's film works as an atmospheric mood piece and sometime erotic drama. It's less successful as a character study.
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    James BerardinelliReelViews
    Director William Olsson appears unwilling to fully commit to the darkness that a movie of this sort would need to embrace to be both ephemerally disturbing (which it is) and memorable (which it isn't).
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    Frank WilkinsReel Reviews
    Well-acted, well-executed, and bathed in the moody atmosphere of Tokyo's underworld, Lost Girls & Love Hotels is unquestionably a beauty to look at ... but the film never finds firm footing in its pointless storytelling and lethargic pacing.
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    Paul RiskerPopMatters
    It's an act of sharing between Hanrahan, the filmmakers, the cast, and the viewers, and this is what makes it a rewarding experience.
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    Jeffrey M. AndersonCombustible Celluloid
    The movie could have dived into an explosive Yakuza shoot-em-up ending, or it could have gone down a more lurid path, attempting to titillate with the sex, but instead, every scene is about lostness, about forever yearning and searching and not finding.
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    Tara McNamaraCommon Sense Media
    Seedy BDSM sexual drama has nudity, language.
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