• Tulip Fever (2017) Rating & Reviews

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Based on 21 Critics
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Based on 20 Users
  • Does Tulip Fever feel like a precious bulb poorly nurtured? Primarily it comes across as something laboriously over-handled, and any flower so treated is bound to lose its luster. After waiting so long, the strongest fragrance on display is one of sweat and mediocrity. show more

  • It arrives not as a lusty tale in full bloom but as a tastefully arranged still life, in search of an animating spark. show more

  • A ripe, bittersweet romantic tragedy lies at the heart of Tulip Fever, but director Justin Chadwick’s aggressive tastefulness smothers the life from this potentially lusty melodrama. show more

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