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Bad Timing: A Sensual Obsession

Nicolas Roeg United Kingdom, 1980

Christopher R. Smith's rating of the film Bad Timing

Fascinating and engrossing relationship drama from director Nicolas Roeg. The disjointed plot is sometimes murky, but the strong characters and elegant performances pull it through - and Roeg's florid camerawork and editing create an exhilarating energy. It can be melodramatic at times, and it does lose some steam in the second half, but this is a very interesting look at sexual psychology.