Metascore
40

Mixed or average reviews - based on 20 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 20
  2. Negative: 5 out of 20
  1. 38
    Amounts to Chicken Soup for the Soul-style torture -- unless you like that kind of thing.
  2. Reviewed by: Rob Nelson
    30
    This flat-footed male weepie musters an insurance ad's worth of clich├ęs about the importance of busting a move in middle age-and it strains so hard to do so that it's almost perversely compelling.
  3. Reviewed by: Robert Abele
    30
    It's all a treacly, shoddily assembled, underwritten mess.
  4. An attempt at a beautiful film about renewal -- about past love, love lost, longing and rediscovery -- but it has no emotional truth.
  5. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    20
    Juggles three separate time periods -- and is completely formulaic in each one.
User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 4
  3. Negative: 1 out of 4
  1. GrahamB.
    Jun 15, 2007
    10
    I don't know what anyone is talking about, this film is one of the best I've seen recently.
  2. RichardC.
    Aug 1, 2006
    8
    Perhaps not an artistic triumph, still, a charming film containing many lessons on life, especially how some people can learn to overcome Perhaps not an artistic triumph, still, a charming film containing many lessons on life, especially how some people can learn to overcome disappointments, but also how others will carry their unrealistic dreams to the grave. Full Review »
  3. AnthonyY.
    Jun 8, 2006
    3
    The visuals were ugly, the music often inappropriate and sentimental, the script predictable. How the director assembled such a strong cast The visuals were ugly, the music often inappropriate and sentimental, the script predictable. How the director assembled such a strong cast for such a weak production is a mystery. Full Review »