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Nine Lives (2005)

3 Ratings: 3.0
A movie directed by Rodrigo García

Nine Livesis a collection of related short stories, each a snippet from a woman's life, each shot in one uninterrupted ten-minute take. Remarkably, this never becomes a gimmick; the skillfully writing and directing make the restriction feel essential … see full wiki

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Director: Rodrigo García
3 reviews about Nine Lives (2005)
review by . October 17, 2006
Nine Lives is one confusing film because it's good but it's not good at the same time. The film reminded me most of Crash because it tells stories of multiple characters but it's different because they don't ever pass each other or live in the same neighborhood. Because this DVD has Sundance and other film festivals written all over it you say hey this has to be an amazing movie, if they liked it I should love it but that is not the case. In fact I have come to believe that I can only trust Sundance …
review by . August 05, 2006
posted in Movie Hype
'Nine Lives' is the cleverest at presenting the interlocking story design popular in 2005 without seeming contrived. ('Crash' is a better movie, but 'Nine Lives' is the best at assembling the interweaving plots. 'Syriana' is more loosely put together, but wins for being realistic.) As has been perennially told, 'Nine Lives' contains several short films that are related by threads in plot and relationships to show key scenes of angst in women's lives. For me the favorite scene is when a hispanic …
review by . February 27, 2006
Columbian director and writer Rodrigo García (Things you can tell just by looking at her, multiple episodes of Six Feet Under, Carnivale, The Sopranos, Fathers and Sons, etc) does what few writer/directors are capable of: García observes the human condition, finds the stories that such observations suggests, fleshes out these ideas into vignettes, and then weaves them into a tapestry of a film that is simply breathtaking.    NINE LIVES is simply the reporting of nine women and …
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