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6.7

Generally favorable reviews- based on 35 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 25 out of 35
  2. Negative: 5 out of 35

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  1. Jul 4, 2011
    7
    A relatively unknown film turns out to be a rather pleasant surprise. A thriller with more than one twists. Tilda Swinton is once again a delight to watch.
  2. Mar 13, 2012
    8
    The enchanting opening score and a dominant blue hue eases its way of a concealed familial drama with a murder case, a blackmail and an in-the-closet gay son. Out of expectation, a lesser impact on the gay culture, the film endeavors a strenuous effort to accent on a desperate motherâ
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78

Generally favorable reviews - based on 27 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 24 out of 27
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  1. Remains rooted in the real world, which makes its story all the more satisfying -- and chilling.
  2. Delicious, intelligent thriller.
  3. Reviewed by: Richard Schickel
    90
    Elegantly made, romantically doomy, curiously affecting movie.