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  • 63
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The younger actors bring varying degrees of experience to bear on their roles, but all capture the desperation beneath their characters' tough fronts, while the NYC locations are suitably depressing. show more

  • 38
    Peter Debruge Miami Herald

    Amounts to little more than a downbeat soap opera as half a dozen squatters -- hustler, junkie, stripper, queer, fallen Madonna and skank, with a mentally challenged roomie thrown in for good measure -- try to hold their lives together in a grungy New York loft just days before Christmas. Think "Rent" without the music. show more

  • 60
    Chuck Wilson L.A. Weekly

    Clichéd though it may be, this movie was clearly made with love. show more

  • 50
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    As writer as well as star, Dedio expresses passionate concern for the lost young souls of Lower Manhattan but by and large doesn't define his characters strongly enough to involve the viewer in their fates very deeply. show more

  • 30
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Rehashing characters and plots from the "Law & Order" playbook, the director, Rafal Zielinski, supplements his material with religious iconography and more gauzy close-ups than a Barbra Streisand marathon. show more

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