Generally favorable reviews - based on 13 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 13
  2. Negative: 0 out of 13
  1. Outstanding, entirely unique father-son portrait.
  2. Though "Keys" is not Amelio's best, it has an emotional power almost equal to anything he's done.
User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 5 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 1
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 1
  3. Negative: 0 out of 1
  1. DanielW.
    Jul 21, 2006
    A superb blend of poignant with authentic. Throughout the film, I found myself trying to determine whether or not Paolo was truly handicapped or merely a wonderful actor (both being proven true), and (due to a common surname) wondering if Kim Rossi Stuart was indeed Paolo's real-life father (only pleasantly surprised to discover he was merely an actor). This film is not for the fainthearted or pursuers of maudlin sentimentality. Here is a reasonably hard-hitting film that bestows dignity to all families which must contend with lifelong (and often debilitating) disabilities. Full Review »