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85
Based on 31 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 100
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    There may be bigger, costlier, weighter films this year. There's none lovelier. show more

  • 100
    San Francisco Chronicle

    It's simply a quiet and heartbreaking look at the dynamics of one family. That's the beauty of it. show more

  • 88
    Staff [Not Credited] USA Today

    The best drama you've seen about Anytown, USA, since "American Beauty." show more

  • 88
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A small but moving film that gets the details right (life in a sleepy burg, sidewalk chats between old high school pals) and gets at the heart of human longing for family, for love. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    It's a compassionate story about what makes people tick and what really matters. show more

  • 85
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    It's the sum of things not spoken, things too painful to express, that's the heart of this quietly moving drama. show more

  • 100
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It's rare to get a good movie about the touchy adult relationship of a sister and brother. Rarer still for the director to be more fascinated by the process than the outcome. This is one of the best movies of the year. show more

  • 100
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Satisfying in every respect, it's a piece of blue-collar chamber music, never treating the characters cheaply, allowing them a complex entwinement of emotions. show more

  • 88
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Honest, poignant and very funny, full of memorable, moving moments. show more

  • 88
    Rene Rodriguez Miami Herald

    One of the most rewarding and engaging movies of the year. Don't miss it. show more

  • May 01, 2010 drarthurwells
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    Very Good movie about relationships. Well acted, nicely paced, and entertaining.

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