The Disappearance of Finbar

  • Release Date: Mar 17, 2000
Metascore
47

Mixed or average reviews - based on 8 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 8
  2. Negative: 1 out of 8
  1. Reviewed by: Ken Fox
    50
    The beautiful ice-blue landscapes are really the only reason to sit through this rambling and rather silly first feature by writer-director Sue Clayton.
  2. 50
    [Rhys Meyers] remains trapped in an enervating road movie - shelved so long that Rhys Meyers still appears to have baby fat - summed up when Finbar, who turns up in Finland (natch), asks whey-faced Danny, "You couldn't find anything better to do than to come find me?!"
  3. Reviewed by: Staff (Not Credited)
    50
    Nothing that makes much sense in Sue Clayton's strained fable about friendship, betrayal and the escapist dream of disappearing in the midst of a miserable patch of life. [17 Mar 2000]
  4. Reviewed by: David Rooney
    40
    Brit filmmaker Sue Clayton's muddled feature bow is full of intriguing ideas and incidental charms that fail to come together into a cohesive whole.
  5. 40
    An ambitious and sloppy, yet occasionally likeable, cross-European fable.

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