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1 hr. 47 min.

Plot Summary
A Vienna museum guard befriends a visitor, and the two explore their lives, the city and the ways artwork reflects the world.

Cast: Mary Margaret O'Hara , Bobby Sommer , Ela Piplits ,

Director: Jem Cohen

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Cinema Guild

Museum Hours (2012)

Release Date: June 28th, 2013|1 hr. 47 min.

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critic reviews (10)
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  • 50
    San Francisco Chronicle

    Part travelogue, part narrative and part art-history class. The class is what's best about this pretty decent movie. show more

  • 70
    Mark Jenkins NPR

    Those who don't savor Cohen's leisurely rhythms will probably not respond to Museum Hours, and even the movie's admirers will admit that it could be a little tighter. One scene that might be trimmed is the one where museum-goers pose, naked as the people on the canvases around them. The interlude certainly isn't dull, but it is a little brazen for a film that encourages its viewers to find the beauty in more commonplace sights. show more

  • 100
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Some may find the film underpowered. Not me. With elegant understatement, Cohen creates a humane testament to reaching out, whatever our habits and routines. show more

  • January 14, 2014 tz00000000177417
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    Excellent film.

  • September 02, 2013 joanntim
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    What one calls mesmerizing, we called totally YAWN boring. We thought the characters were void of any personality...almost flatlined! We really disliked this movie, and the only reason we stayed was in anticipation that it was going to get better. It didn\'t come together with a plot, an emotion..

  • August 23, 2013 Susi
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    Critics from New York Times, IndieWire, and Village Voice must have fallen asleep during this plotless film riddled with characters devoid of personality. No one and nothing can save this film. What was the \"acclaimed\" filmmaker thinking? He owes me a glass of wine for a PAINFUL experience!

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