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Based on 28 Reviews
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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    An affable comedy (with some serious notes). show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A first film with a deft comedic touch and a trio of charming stars, Saving Face isn't deep - but it doesn't profess to be. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    A worthy addition to what must take up a whole section of the video store - the heartwarming comedy that reaffirms the power of personal choice, while also promising to love and to cherish even the most hidebound cultures. show more

  • 80
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A juicy Chinese-American romance about preserving "face" at the sacrifice of your whole being. This Sony Pictures Classics release is a comic gem. show more

  • 88
    Chris Kaltenbach Baltimore Sun

    An insightful, clear-headed look at relations within a Chinese-American family. show more

  • 75
    Robert K. Elder Chicago Tribune

    Younger viewers might be annoyed with Saving Face for not being more in-your-face progressive and edgy. Older audiences will be happy that it's not. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Nicely acted. show more

  • 75
    Connie Ogle Miami Herald

    Just plain fun. Don't miss it. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Tender and often extremely funny. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Actually the problem with Saving Face as a romantic comedy is that its central romance is a drag. show more

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