The Killing of Two Lovers

critic Reviews

, 85% Fresh Tomatometer Score
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    Wes GreeneSlant Magazine
    The film's cramped compositions hauntingly underline the claustrophobic nature of its protagonist's life.
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    Stephanie BunburyThe Age (Australia)
    Agonized silences are interwoven with sharp dialogue and some surprising narrative twists.
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    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com
    A movie with mannered style and character choices that always reminded me it was a movie.
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    David RooneyHollywood Reporter
    This lean, bruising exploration of the minefield of an imperiled marriage should put its filmmaker on the map while also elevating the stock of its terrific lead actors, who never hit a false note.
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    Dennis HarveyVariety
    An arresting auteurist miniature...
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    Yago ParisEl antepenúltimo mohicano
    Clearly expresses... the conflicts and suffering of a character who has put himself in a fine sentimental mess. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Lucy BuglassJumpCut Online
    It's a slow burn, but it keeps us engaged throughout, by closely following David, who is eerily calm and collected despite the turbulence in his life
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    Amber WilkinsonEye for Film
    David is stubborn in ways that still retain sympathy, even from Nikki, thanks in no small part to Crawford's portrayal, which has a naturalistic looseness that springs taut just at the right moments.
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    Dennis SchwartzDennis Schwartz Movie Reviews
    Intense and grim psychodrama.
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    Laura CliffordReeling Reviews
    Writer/director/editor Robert Machoian's lived in meditation on a strained marriage just may be the filmmaking discovery of the year.
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