Based on 41 Critics
  • You won't see more explosive acting this year. show more

  • Mr. Penn has been praised lavishly for his work in "Mystic River," in a role that was no reach for him at all, but this is one of the stand-out performances of his career, layered and exquisitely nuanced. And, remarkably, he's only one-third of a stellar ensemble.

  • This sad, staggering drama should be seen: out of the grimness, and the profound calamity, you can almost taste life in your mouth. show more

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