My Cousin Rachel

My Cousin Rachel

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My Cousin Rachel

Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin star in writer-director Roger Michell's (Notting Hill) adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's classic novel. Co-stars Game of Thrones's Iain Glen.

A young Englishman (Claflin) plots revenge against his mysterious and beautiful cousin (Weisz), believing that she murdered his guardian. But his feelings become complicated as he finds himself falling under the beguiling spell of her charms.

2017Rating: PG, Violence & coarse language105 minsUK, USA
DramaMysteryRomance
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Female characters are seldom allowed to loom so large, and "My Cousin Rachel" reminds what a delight it can be when they do.

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Total Film

Total Film

press

Rachel Weisz's wily-or-winsome widow crackles with dangerous allure, but can't gee up this sedate mystery.

3.0
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Time Out

Time Out

press

A fresh and un-stuffy period drama, but it could have done with a pinch more danger.

3.0
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Stuff

Stuff

press

A dark thriller that will haunt you for days.

4.0
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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Weisz shows her Oscar-winning talents by hitting precisely the right notes throughout My Cousin Rachel: from warmth to guile to chilly practicality.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

Weisz runs the gamut of emotions even when the script backs her into corners of banality. She's the reason this old-school nailbiter brims with dread and delight.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

...there's enough dark sizzle between leads Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin to keep the audience involved through the underpowered middle stretches before the film regains its footing, delivering a disquieting shiver of a conclusion.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Handsomely done but short on the atmosphere and passion of a genre classic. Michell is a safe pair of hands but it doesn’t grip tightly, while Claflin’s chemistry with Weisz fizzles.

3.0
0

I really wanted to love this. Great reviews abound. But sadly this version of a truly wonderful book just missed the mark. The pacing was not quite right and the cinema photographer clearly thought that pulling focus would add more excitement. It didn't. The scenery was gorgeous as was the costuming. Rachel Weiss was only okay. The sister novel 'Rebecca'...

3.0
0

Ever since the Daphne Du Maurier novel appeared in 1951 debate has raged over the guilt or innocence of the titular heroine in the 19th century romantic thriller My Cousin Rachel (2017). This latest and deliciously filmed adaptation might have sided with modern-day feminism but instead leaves Rachel in the dock of history, forever to be interrogated for her...

4.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Female characters are seldom allowed to loom so large, and "My Cousin Rachel" reminds what a delight it can be when they do.

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Rachel Weisz's wily-or-winsome widow crackles with dangerous allure, but can't gee up this sedate mystery.

3.0
0
Time Out

Time Out

press

A fresh and un-stuffy period drama, but it could have done with a pinch more danger.

3.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

A dark thriller that will haunt you for days.

4.0
0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

Weisz shows her Oscar-winning talents by hitting precisely the right notes throughout My Cousin Rachel: from warmth to guile to chilly practicality.

0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

Weisz runs the gamut of emotions even when the script backs her into corners of banality. She's the reason this old-school nailbiter brims with dread and delight.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

...there's enough dark sizzle between leads Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin to keep the audience involved through the underpowered middle stretches before the film regains its footing, delivering a disquieting shiver of a conclusion.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Handsomely done but short on the atmosphere and passion of a genre classic. Michell is a safe pair of hands but it doesn’t grip tightly, while Claflin’s chemistry with Weisz fizzles.

3.0
0

I really wanted to love this. Great reviews abound. But sadly this version of a truly wonderful book just missed the mark. The pacing was not quite right and the cinema photographer clearly thought that pulling focus would add more excitement. It didn't. The scenery was gorgeous as was the costuming. Rachel Weiss was only okay. The sister novel 'Rebecca'...

3.0
0

Ever since the Daphne Du Maurier novel appeared in 1951 debate has raged over the guilt or innocence of the titular heroine in the 19th century romantic thriller My Cousin Rachel (2017). This latest and deliciously filmed adaptation might have sided with modern-day feminism but instead leaves Rachel in the dock of history, forever to be interrogated for...

4.0
0