Simon Image
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  • Summary: A sexy, witty, emotional and life-affirming story of friendship and family, which shows that even through difficult times the love, strength, and humor of the ones closest to you can make life, no matter how brief, worth living. (Strand Releasing)
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 5
  2. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. 75
    Sharply acted and cheerfully coarse.
  2. Reviewed by: Jeannette Catsoulis
    70
    Tackles weighty social issues with quiet intelligence and low-key charm.
  3. Reviewed by: Melissa Levine
    70
    Eddy Terstall's film is bipolar and ultimately wrenching, but it works if you let it.
  4. Reviewed by: Jay Weissberg
    50
    Eddy Terstall's mild brand of humor and predictable throat-catching weepiness works strictly along boob-tube illness-of-the-week lines, with plentiful shots of topless women.
  5. 38
    If you go to the movies to ogle topless young women, Simon is definitely for you. If, on the other hand, you want something more cerebral with your $10 ticket and overpriced snacks, stay clear of this Dutch melodrama.