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  • 75
    Carrie Rickey Philadelphia Inquirer

    DuVernay has confidence in her actors that is reciprocated in kind. Richardson-Whitfield gives a remarkably empathetic performance. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    DuVernay's feature debut is simple and almost proudly plain. But such a stripped-down approach allows its authenticity to shine. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    This touching if insular drama about a woman grieving over the recent death of her aunt is well acted and incisively observed, although it's ultimately too low-key to have much dramatic impact. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I Will Follow doesn't tell a story so much as try to understand a woman. Through her, we can find insights into the ways we deal with death. show more

  • 80
    Ernest Hardy L.A. Weekly

    The entire cast is in fine form (Omari Hardwick, as Maye's maybe-suitor, pushes the sexual heat through the roof), but White's blistering performance sears the screen. show more

  • 80
    Village Voice

    Its elegantly simple structure filled in with startling, understated force, I Will Follow is a modestly framed portrait of grief in its first season. show more

  • 50
    Los Angeles Times

    The structure, sliding between memories evoked by objects in the house and the common difficulties of moving day, should play with more elegance than it does. Instead, it feels awkward and frequently - as does the film on the whole - too on the nose, too obvious. show more

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