• Away We Go (2009) Rating & Reviews

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  • Like "Juno" or "Little Miss Sunshine," Away We Go is a small film, the kind of gem that's easy to crush with hype or overpraise. But, the fact is that few movies deal with feelings this profound with as much restraint as Mendes and his crew display here. show more

  • The unassuming performances by Krasinski and Rudolph help make this the first Mendes movie that feels lived-in rather than staged. show more

  • Though it's nice to see Mendes take a looser, not quite so studied approach to his filmmaking, some stops along the way -- like a detour to visit Burt's suddenly single brother (Paul Schneider) -- feel dramatically off-course. show more

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