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Based on 15 Reviews
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  • 75
    Robert Dominguez New York Daily News

    Ferrario deft use of old silent-movie footage - especially Buster Keaton - makes After Midnight enchanting. show more

  • 75
    Marta Barber Miami Herald

    An enchanting romantic comedy between two lost souls in the most unexpected of places. show more

  • 63
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    An Italian romantic comedy that's irresistibly set in Mole Antonelliana, the cavernous Museum of Cinema in Turin. show more

  • 63
    Janice Page Boston Globe

    Can be quite amusing and enjoyable to watch. show more

  • 60
    David Parkinson Empire

    A must for movie buffs, but too much of the charm resides in the clips and exhibits and those unaffected by the nostalgia will find the romantic triangle a touch too contrived. show more

  • 50
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The gorgeous Mole Antonelliana is the breakout star of Ferrario's fluffy valentine to the cinema. show more

  • 70
    Leslie Camhi Village Voice

    What makes After Midnight more than just another ménage à trois (in homage to Truffaut) is the way Ferrario, who also writes about movies, weaves the allure of early film into a contemporary story, shot with the latest high-definition technology. show more

  • 70
    Ann Hornaday Washington Post

    A movie that longs for a return to a cinema that, rather than marketing, merchandise and corporate synergy, is about the mysteries that flicker to life after the lights go down. show more

  • 70
    Chicago Reader

    Gorgeous high-definition digital photography adds to the rapture; the museum resembles a cavernous magic lantern with its seductive plays of light and shadow. show more

  • 60
    Noel Murray The A.V. Club

    As a story, it never develops beyond the routine. Still, the aesthetic philosophizing works as a framework for daring visual experiments. show more

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