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  • 75
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Most noteworthy for the performance of Sigourney Weaver as Linda, an autistic woman. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    In the end, Weaver provides a moving and sensitive portrait of one person out of an estimated 400,000 in America with this mental disorder we are just beginning to understand. show more

  • 50
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    The mental and physical landscape would do justice to an Atom Egoyan film, but in this film, the key dramatic moments feel as forced as they are predictable. show more

  • 75
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman imbue screenwriter Angela Pell's characters with a quiet authenticity that's surprisingly moving. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Snow Cake is dazlious, too: overly forced, a shade too whimsical, but filling a void other words and other movies haven't the nerve or errant taste to confront. show more

  • 50
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Alan Rickman holds the film together. show more

  • 70
    Film Threat

    Rickman and Weaver sell it, and the utterly heart wrenching finale is the big pay off, and the experience is worth it. show more

  • 50
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    An awfully tidy, infernally sparkly study in skewed blessings, made manifest by Committed Acting from Sigourney Weaver. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    Does sidle up to the brink of mawkishness, but it pulls back so nicely into Weaver's rich, hard-headed evocation of Linda's limitations. show more

  • 70
    Carina Chocano Los Angeles Times

    Modest but well wrought and witty, Snow Cake is full of unexpected moments and clever observations. show more

  • August 08, 2013 Jim
    Report This User

    Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman absolutely delivered powerful performances in this indie film. This film should be on every \"must see\" list.

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