Barcelona 1994

Critics score:
81 / 100

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Lawrence Van Gelder, New York Times: Read more

Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader: This is fairly amusing stuff-brittle, fresh, and impudent - if you can stomach all the upscale arrogance. Read more

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Rick Groen, Globe and Mail: Slyly hilarious, esthetically sound and spiritually restorative. Read more

David Ansen, Newsweek: Read more

Richard Brody, New Yorker: An exquisitely composed yet fiercely combative satire (set in the eighties) of European mores as seen through the eyes of two young exemplars of the American establishment. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: This film is the distillation of an intriguing blend of romantic comedy, satire, drama, and philosophy. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: It appears at first to be about the casual lives of young men trying to launch their careers, but eventually ... it reveals darker depths and meanings. Read more

Michael Snyder, San Francisco Chronicle: Ted and Fred may finally leave you not caring about Stillman's protagonists -- not so much ugly Americans as mildly unpleasant Americans. Read more

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Hal Hinson, Washington Post: Stillman pulls confident, polished performances from all his actors. Read more

Desson Thomson, Washington Post: Narratively, Barcelona gives itself nowhere to go. Read more