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7.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 21 Ratings

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Metascore
78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 33 Critics

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  1. Positive: 31 out of 33
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  1. Reviewed by: Jessica Reaves
    75
    Because the characters are richly realized and their dialogue rings true, we stick around, rooting for something like a happy ending.
  2. If the film has a weakness, it's an ending that's so vague and open to interpretation that it's not at all clear how director Andrew Wagner ultimately wants us to feel about these self-absorbed characters and their precious literary concerns. But the performances carry the day.
  3. Part of Morton's achievement is to present all four people through the viewpoints of the other three; Wagner can't do that, but the performances are so nuanced that the characters remain multilayered, and they're not the sort of people we're accustomed to finding in commercial films.