The Fairy

Metascore
66

Generally favorable reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 9 out of 12
  2. Negative: 0 out of 12

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Elizabeth Weitzman
    Feb 23, 2012
    60
    The persistent whimsy gets a bit wearisome, but it's hard to dismiss any film so determined to make us happy.
  2. Reviewed by: Manohla Dargis
    Feb 23, 2012
    50
    An alternately effortless and forced French-language diversion.
  3. Reviewed by: David Fear
    Feb 21, 2012
    60
    Deadpan clownishness is The Fairy's raison d'ĂȘtre and its superior mode; when the lovey-doveyness turns cloying and the atrophied message-mongering creeps in, you wish the threesome knew when to keep their traps shut.
User Score
5.0

Mixed or average reviews- based on 4 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. Mar 1, 2012
    6
    It's wonderful to be reminded that the film universe is more diverse than the Oscars normally suggest - and also that movies can beIt's wonderful to be reminded that the film universe is more diverse than the Oscars normally suggest - and also that movies can be lightweight entertainments and also deeply strange. Although less technically polished than "The Artist" and splashed with bright color, "The Fairy" shares some of that film's qualities, for good (funny and sweet) and bad (sentimental and ingratiating). www.momomesh.ch Full Review »