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  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    A convincingly tender drama thanks to the presence of star Greta Gerwig. show more

  • 38
    Nick Schager Slant Magazine

    Doesn't waste a moment on recognizable reality, consumed as it is with checking off various items from its list of clichés. show more

  • 80
    Sara Maria Vizcarrondo Boxoffice Magazine

    The Dish and The Spoon boasts the efficiency and tidiness of early American indies like Rob Nilsson's "Heat and Sunlight," while it relocates its foreign film-like emotional landscapes to more native climes. show more

  • 90
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    This wisp of a movie doesn't pretend to be more than a series of disconnected vignettes in a moody story that sometimes seems invented on the spot. The boy, for all his eccentricities, is a healing spirit who, without realizing it, gives Rose the fortitude to face her problems and resume her old life, for better or for worse. show more

  • 70
    Village Voice

    For once, an American indie's muted modesty at least makes emotional sense, suiting a bittersweet romance that, by nature, has neither a name nor a future. show more

  • 70
    Ronnie Scheib Variety

    Gerwig, charmingly unflappable in "Greenberg," lets it all hang out here, unafraid to sacrifice likability to over-the-top hysteria as someone who cannot control herself, despite a lingering sense of her own absurdity. Alexander proves a worthily understated foil, his self-deprecatory whimsy recalling that of a young Johnny Depp. show more

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