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  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Veteran Yucatan stage actor Hector Herrera is a delight as the suspicious old garageman who gives Juan an important lesson about letting go. show more

  • 75
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    With Lake Tahoe, Mexican filmmaker Fernando Eimbcke proves himself adept at turning a blank screen into a work of art. show more

  • 63
    Boston Globe

    In the end, the sparse dialogue and lengthy scenes make the film feel as leaden and listless as Juan's sputtering engine. show more

  • 90
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Exquisitely captured in natural light by the cinematographer Alexis Zabé, Juan’s journey is framed by sherbet-colored houses and lemon sidewalks, dipping palm fronds and a burnished, turquoise horizon. The director calls his style "artisan cinema"; I just call it dreamy. show more

  • 70
    Andrew O'Hehir Salon.com

    A surprisingly refreshing experience, especially in a season of infernal cinematic busyness. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    Eimbcke's droll rhythms are reminiscent of early Jim Jarmusch and Aki Kaurismäki--here stylistically appropriate for a film about social and emotional inertia. show more

  • 50
    Variety

    A lazy exercise in cute minimalist humor, low-budget but visually glossy Mexican film Lake Tahoe is so dry and slight that it threatens to drift right off the screen. show more

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