Daniel Fierman
September 24, 1999 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Lulu on the Bridge

type
Movie
Current Status
In Season
mpaa
PG-13
performer
Harvey Keitel, Willem Dafoe, Gina Gershon, Mira Sorvino
genre
Drama

We gave it an C-

Lulu on the Bridge Harvey Keitel, Mira Sorvino (1998, Trimark, 103 mins., PG-13, also on DVD) Jazzman Keitel gets shot, finds a levitating, glowing stone on a dead guy, and inexplicably falls wildly in love with struggling thespian Sorvino. By the time our hero is kidnapped, writer-director Paul Auster’s oblique plotting gets just plain annoying — leaving ”Lulu” feeling light-years away from his warm and coherent earlier efforts, ”Smoke” and ”Blue in the Face.” Reel Goodies (0:12) Keitel ruminates on ex-wife Gina Gershon’s ”plump, protruding” posterior. The Last Detail After showing opening night at Cannes, ”Lulu” didn’t find a distributor and went straight to video. C-

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