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7.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 0 out of 5

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  1. Sep 11, 2012
    6
    Lynskey is one of those actors who is so talented, so versatile, she essentially steals every scene she's in. She did it in Heavenly Creatures, she did it in 2 1/2 Men, and she does it here. The problem is that the writing isn't brilliant, and there's just not enough to it. She had a bad marriage, her parents have a bad marriage, and life sucks. The young love interest - the guy fromLynskey is one of those actors who is so talented, so versatile, she essentially steals every scene she's in. She did it in Heavenly Creatures, she did it in 2 1/2 Men, and she does it here. The problem is that the writing isn't brilliant, and there's just not enough to it. She had a bad marriage, her parents have a bad marriage, and life sucks. The young love interest - the guy from HBO's "Girls" is sorely out of his league - they could have cast that role so much more succesfully. Expand
  2. Oct 24, 2013
    7
    I liked it cause I can relate to anybody who says when will I reach my Bottom.This movies real cause love does not always come from places you expect it to.
Metascore
62

Generally favorable reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. Reviewed by: Calvin Wilson
    Oct 19, 2012
    75
    At once an intriguing character study and a refreshingly offbeat romance.
  2. Reviewed by: Ty Burr
    Oct 18, 2012
    75
    The movie's sharp-tongued and softhearted, a Sundance kind of film that mostly sidesteps generic Sundanceyness.
  3. Reviewed by: Marjorie Baumgarten
    Sep 27, 2012
    67
    The film is worth seeing for the performances, but the drama is a nonstarter.