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THE MAN WHO CRIED

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The Man Who Cried

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
1 minutes
Limited Release Date:
05/25/01
performer:
Cate Blanchett, Johnny Depp, Christina Ricci, John Turturro, Claudia Lander-Duke, Harry Dean Stanton, Oleg Yankovsky
director:
Sally Potter
Producers:
Adventure Pictures, Le Studio Canal, Working Title Films
distributor:
Universal Focus
author:
Sally Potter
genre:
Drama

We gave it a C

Sally Potter’s wacked historical suds opera is a showcase of future-resume embarrassments, from John Turturro flashing his guileless gawk-smile as a very, very famous Italian opera singer to Cate Blanchett, as a Moscow gold digger, preening like Mata Hari played by Gwen Stefani impersonating Veronica Lake. Christina Ricci, with her disaffected stare of ”Whatever!” blankness, looks like she’d rather be playing videogames.