The Deep End

The Deep End

The Deep End

Tilda Swinton, in a Golden Globe nominated performance, stars as a mother raising her children almost single-handedly while her husband remains constantly stuck at his job. Suddenly, the dead body of her teenage son's gay lover appears on the beach of their rural lakeside home, setting off an intense chain of events.

Cinematography Award, Sundance 2001
2001Rating: R13, Violence, offensive language & sex scenes101 minsUSA
CrimeDramaMysteryThriller

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The Deep End / Reviews

Slant Magazine

Slant Magazine

The Deep End may be preposterous but it's an engagingly moody experience nonetheless.

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USA Today

USA Today

One of the most invigorating experiences of the summer.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

Its self-awareness is never less than jarring -- trash too high-minded to come out and indulge itself.

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BBC

BBC

A rather dull movie, weighed down by its pretensions.

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Variety

Variety

A beautifully made melodrama that succeeds on formal levels more than it does with emotion.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

Uses relentless ingenuity to dig its heroine into deeper and deeper holes--until finally, when she seems defeated by the weight of her problems, it's equally ingenious in digging her out again.

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