Found this great review of Young Adam from the very highbrow British film magazine, Sight And Sound.
Warning: They also print the synopsis, which is basically one big spoiler. Skip that if you don’t want to know the ending (and the middle, and the begining etc). Below the synopsis is the actual review by Philip Kemp, which I’ve also posted below.
“Portraying an emotionally amputated protagonist without either soliciting sympathy or alienating your audience is no mean trick. It defeated Visconti in his over-literal adaptation of Camus’ L’