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Based on 23 Reviews
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  • 75
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    The film is just two people talking, but director Jim Simpson finds its grieving heart. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    The powerful two-person drama gets watered down by documentary-style footage and voice-overs. But it's worth seeing just for Weaver and LaPaglia. show more

  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    There's an inherent distance between movies and their audiences that -- combined with the distance between 9/11 and today's opening of the film -- The Guys can't bridge. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    A simple, eloquent drama. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    A devastatingly straightforward chamber piece that goes straight to the heart of what this city was feeling in the days right after Sept. 11. show more

  • 75
    Wesley Morris Boston Globe

    Short without feeling scant. That's how big its sense of grief is. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    A very well-meaning movie, and it will stand in future years as an eloquent memorial to the World Trade Center tragedy. show more

  • 70
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Simply and eloquently articulates the tangled feelings of particular New Yorkers deeply touched by an unprecedented tragedy. show more

  • 75
    Shawn Levy Portland Oregonian

    So emotionally overwhelming that its aesthetics seem almost beside the point. show more

  • 67
    Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly

    A small, heartfelt film. show more

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