Metascore
56

Mixed or average reviews - based on 12 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Reviewed by: Staff (Not Credited)
    90
    Seeps with atmosphere, unfolds at a deceptively relaxed pace, steadily accumulates noirish grit, then dizzily plunges into a Lynch-like plumbing of the dark passions and nasty secrets at the heart of Main Street, USA.
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 2
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 2
  3. Negative: 0 out of 2
  1. May 22, 2011
    8
    I feel this movie misses its point, maybe being too much a straight-forward. Sometimes, I could feel the book (that I never read) which theI feel this movie misses its point, maybe being too much a straight-forward. Sometimes, I could feel the book (that I never read) which the movie is from being shredded up to fit in a 2-hour movie. Lack of subtlety from both the three main characters, thought great acting from them all. I felt both sorry and relieved that the movie was over... Full Review »
  2. stuart
    Aug 22, 2005
    10
    To a non american, this film grabs the idea of how life in middle america is perfectly, though deep down we know not be true, it still great To a non american, this film grabs the idea of how life in middle america is perfectly, though deep down we know not be true, it still great for the imagination. Full Review »