As all the griping that met its theatrical release underscored, director Guy Ritchie’s Swept Away, a remake of the 1975 castaway romance, is far from perfect. Still, it offers more than enough amore, yuks, and skin to fill a piddling hour and a half. (It looks great, too.) As for Mrs. Ritchie’s popularly denigrated portrayal of a bikini-clad shrew who’s tamed by, among other things, some seaside S&M and a flying octopus, the ”Snatch” vet gets it about right on his DVD commentary: ”Madonna’s f—ing good in this.”
Genre: Comedy; Starring: Adriano Giannini, Madonna, Elizabeth Banks, Bruce Greenwood, Jeanne Tripplehorn; Director: Guy Ritchie; Author: Guy Ritchie; Release Date Wide: 10/11/2002; Runtime (in minutes): 93; MPAA Rating: R; Distributor: Screen Gems Inc.
Posted February 14 2003 — 12:00 AM EST
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