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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Hartley fans will certainly see his influence, especially in dialogue and movement that are so precise as to feel choreographed. show more

  • 80
    Michelle Orange Movieline

    The writing is relaxed in the right places and heightened to a largely effective degree when it counts. show more

  • 75
    New York Post

    Both characters are riveting, and they even manage to earn most of the freight that Donovan loads onto his heavily ironic title. show more

  • 63
    The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Morse and Donovan hold us rapt in this clearly told tale about identity confusion. show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    The banter is playful and brazenly self-aware, but the ideas are a bit stale and don't lead anywhere emotionally substantial or narratively spontaneous. show more

  • 60
    Keith Uhlich Time Out New York

    Both Robert and Gus seem defined purely by their eccentric speech patterns, and it takes a while for the duo to register as anything other than acting-exercise conceits. But once the story takes a defiantly odd turn into thriller territory (really an excuse to hole up two talented thespians in a single location), the affected nature of the performances becomes a virtue. show more

  • 67
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    Donovan, acting with ironic reserve, hands the movie to Morse, who makes his character the kind of crank you can care about just because he's so abysmally lost. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    On one level, it's a dark, funny tragedy, but it's also Donovan's thesis on his own craft. show more

  • 40
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    Collaborator has the tone and structure of an extended one-act play. Its uniformly wooden dialogue lends it the stage-bound feel of a tortured writing exercise. show more

  • March 11, 2013 Faber Awards
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    This was an incredible film. Absolutely loved it!

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