New York Times - 05/06/1990
"...Greenaway brings a welcome playfulness to [the film]....This is one of the best things [Dennehy] has done..."
Variety - 05/06/1987
"...A visual treat, almost an homage to the style of Rome's architecture, lensed with skill and packed with esoteric nuances....THE BELLY OF AN ARCHITECT looks wonderful..."
Film Comment - 07/01/1987
"...The film is ravishing. The composition of every shot is carefully, fanatically balanced....Anyone who does not find the film gorgeous rates an eye test..."
Los Angeles Times - 06/22/1990
"...Dennehy gives a wonderfully nimble performance..."
A distinguished American architect has an obsession with work that leads to his destruction when his health fails and his wife is driven into the arms of another man.
Architect Stourley Kracklite and his wife travel to Rome, where he's supposed to curate an exhibition honoring a French architect of the 1800s. But Stourley gradually begins to suspect that his wife is both unfaithful and poisoning him...