Miramax Films | Release Date: December 8, 1995 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Universal acclaim based on 18 Critics
Positive:
16
Mixed:
1
Negative:
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It's one of the great sister movies and one of the great performance movies. [26 Jan 1996]
100
Georgia, written with rare honesty and economy by Leigh's mother, Barbara Turner, and very sensitively directed by Ulu Grosbard, is a tough-minded look at show business and families. [10 Jan 1996]
100
Portland OregonianJohn Foyston
Georgia is one fine movie. Or maybe two or three fine movies.... Best of all, Georgia is a music movie, and a good one. [12 Jan 1996]
91
It's a rich, engrossing ensemble drama that reveals itself very slowly, is filled with multidimensional characters and multi-layered performances, and works toward an amazingly verisimilitude. [19 Jan 1996]
80
Village VoiceGeorgia Brown
On the one hand, Georgia is extremely painful; on the other, there's joy in the enterprise. [12 Dec 1995]
63
a painful though sadly humorous portrait of sisterhood deftly written by Leigh's mom, Barbara Turner, and directed with just-right spareness by Ulu Grosbard. [08 Dec 1995]