The Wisdom of Crocodiles

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The Wisdom of Crocodiles
The Wisdom of Crocodiles.jpg
Film poster
Directed by Po-Chih Leong
Produced by
Written by Paul Hoffman[1]
Starring
Music by
Cinematography Oliver Curtis[1]
Edited by Robin Sales[1]
Release dates 1998[2]
Running time 99 minutes[2]
Country United Kingdom[3]
Language English[2]

The Wisdom of Crocodiles (also released as Immortality) is a 1998 romantic thriller by Po-Chih Leong starring Jude Law. It is based on the book of the same name by Paul Hoffman.

Cast[edit]

Grlscz's Women
Police
Gang
Supporting Cast

Reception[edit]

Rotten Tomatoes gave it a total score of 47%[4] and MetaCritic gave it 58/100.[5]

Richard Corliss, of Time magazine.[6] liked the film, claiming "... this cool, handsome thriller proceeds with an elliptical elegance." Others, however, have not been as kind, as Elvis Mitchell's review in The New York Times reveals.[7]

Paul Tatara, of CNN, favorably reviewed the film, describing it as "stylish but anemic".[8]

The film won the 1999 Grand Prize of European Fantasy Film in Silver at the Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Credits". BFI Film & Television Database. British Film Institute. Retrieved September 22, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Release". BFI Film & Television Database. British Film Institute. Retrieved September 22, 2013. 
  3. ^ "The Wisdom of Crocodiles". BFI Film & Television Database. British Film Institute. Retrieved September 22, 2013. 
  4. ^ Rotten Tomatoes
  5. ^ MetaCritic
  6. ^ Richard Corliss, The Wisdom of Crocodiles, Time magazine, July 09, 2000
  7. ^ Mitchell, Elvis. "A Blood Sucker Finds it Hard to Live as a Romantic." The New York Times 14 July 2000.
  8. ^ Tatara, Paul (21 July 2000). "Review: Vampire thrilled 'Wisdom of Crocodiles' stylish but anemic". CNN. 

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