That Evening Sun

Metascore
75

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12
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  1. Director Scott Teems' film is as quiet as untilled soil -- not always a good thing -- but Holbrook has a handle on where to dig.
  2. The grizzled veteran actor, naturally, elevates the material like a pro, yet the entire exercise feels thin and reedy, trading in geriatric sentiment instead of hard-forged emotion.
User Score
6.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 7 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 2
  2. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. Mar 24, 2013
    4
    A so-so story of a grouchy old man wanting to take back his farmland from a "white trash" family whose patriarch has a bad reputation. ActingA so-so story of a grouchy old man wanting to take back his farmland from a "white trash" family whose patriarch has a bad reputation. Acting was fine, but the story line is not quite the best. Mia Wasikowska did a great performance of playing an American teen when she is actually Australian. Full Review »
  2. VanessaR
    Nov 6, 2009
    9
    Wonderful, surprising film, on every level.