Incredible performances hindered by weak story
This article is from 2011.
Insofar as it attempts to convey the depth of feeling engendered by the traditions and solemn ceremony of the bullfight, Devotion just about succeeds, powered by two stunningly intense performances from its male leads. However its story is too slight and its early stated aims to uncover the nature of the torero only partially met and too flippantly glossed, for it to leave any lasting effect.
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