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Based on 7 Reviews
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  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The movie works best as a calling card for young Haney-Jardine, whom we can surely expect to see more of on the festival circuit. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    There's an unlikelihood so large in Future Weather that it nearly derails the film. That was what I admired the most about it. show more

  • 63
    Chuck Bowen Slant Magazine

    The film is ultimately enjoyable despite its faults, at least partially because it represents an earnest, honest attempt to empathize with struggling American working-class women. show more

  • 80

    Centered around a quietly spectacular performance by young Perla Haney-Jardine, Future Weather integrates a green message into a striking and emotional drama about intergenerational female conflict. show more

  • 70
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    [A] tiny, beautifully acted movie. show more

  • 60
    Village Voice

    The film is most successful as a character study of a stubborn, prickly girl whose intelligence far outweighs her immediate prospects. show more

  • 67
    Mike D'Angelo The A.V. Club

    First-time writer-director Jenny Deller has assembled a superb cast, with Madigan in particular making the most of her character’s no-nonsense flintiness. show more

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