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Based on 9 Reviews
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  • 63
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Intelligent and holds your attention, like a mystery story unraveling. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    You rarely see movies as dramatically uneven as The Weekend, which has a dreadful, one-star first half - followed by an interesting, three-star conclusion. show more

  • 60
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    It's a coffee-table movie, but what saves it are a couple of performances.Rowlands puts a spin on every line reading, Harris quietly mines regret, and Shields, assured and sexy, has never been this good. show more

  • 50
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    Thank God for Brooke Shields: Spitting spite with every remark she hurls at her long-suffering mother, she's a revelation. show more

  • 60
    Ted Shen Chicago Reader

    Rowlands and Unger deliver sensitive performances, Shields is surprisingly good. show more

  • 40

    Despite some memorable high points, pic plays like "Love! Valour! Compassion!" -- without the laughs. show more

  • 20
    Stephen Holden The New York Times

    You have to admire the effort its attractive cast expends pumping life into stilted, flowery dialogue that confuses pretentious attitudinizing with profound insight. show more

  • 10
    Hazel-Dawn Dumpert L.A. Weekly

    Shrill and gloomy. show more

  • 10
    Michael Atkinson Village Voice

    Bloodless, lip-biting psycho-carnage. show more

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