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  • Summary: Deserted by friends who are unable to deal with her grief, a young mother slowly unravels after losing her child to SIDS.
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  1. Positive: 8 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
  1. Reviewed by: Emanuel Levy
    Riveting, often haunting.
  2. The carefully crafted Everything Put Together is unpredictably venturesome, and cinematographer Roberto Schaefer makes virtuoso use of digital video to create the images and movements that play so large a part in the film's success.
  3. 80
    Mitchell -- gives a harrowing, beautifully conceived performance, the depth and arc of which can't be fully appreciated until the film's final scene.
  4. A finely acted expressionistic critique of the suburban baby culture and its joys, fears and fetishes.
  5. The movie is ''Rosemary's Suburban Baby'' without a witch in sight.
  6. 50
    Unfortunately, director Marc Foster (who co-wrote the screenplay) never allows anyone except Mitchell to play more than a one-dimensional character.
  7. 40
    Instead of a credible main character this 1999 button pusher has lots of showy cinematography and generic dread.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Oct 10, 2011
    Excellent portrayal of a grieving mother. And the impact on the marriage as well. The father is grieving in his own way, but his wife has a tough time seeing his grief. My only quibble is that I would not have had all three of her female best friends abandon her, at least one should have stuck by her. Expand

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