Les Amants Criminels
|Les Amants Criminels
(1999) is a run of the mill, stereotypical French teen angst film,
with Natacha Régnier (The Dreamlife of Angels) as the girl, and Jérémie
Rénier as her boyfriend.
|Regnier shows breasts and buns
in a swim and sex scene.
| Oh, maybe I should
mention the fact that they kill a classmate for no particular reason,
bury him in the woods, and are kidnapped by a Goliath bisexual
cannibal mountain man. Being a French film, it has a tragic
||They ask us to like the cannibal
bisexual kidnapper, which is an awful lot to require from an audience.
The film is technically competent, but really lacks a good
script (or even a clue as to what is entertaining).
- With their
dollars ... a bomb. total gross $50k
guideline: 7.5 usually indicates a level of
excellence, about like three and a half stars
from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm
watchability, about like two and a half stars
from the critics. The fives are generally not
worthwhile unless they are really your kind of
material, about like two stars from the critics.
Films under five are generally awful even if you
like that kind of film, equivalent to about one
and a half stars from the critics or less,
depending on just how far below five the rating
guideline: A means the movie is so good it
will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not
good enough to win you over if you hate the
genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an
open mind about this type of film. C means it will only
appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover
appeal. D means you'll hate it even if you
like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if
you love the genre. F means that the film is not only
unappealing across-the-board, but technically
inept as well.
Based on this
description, this film is a D+.
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