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7.3

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76

Generally favorable reviews - based on 35 Critics

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  1. Reviewed by: Todd McCarthy
    70
    Director Alan Rudolph achieves fresh as well as humorous insights into family life and strategies for keeping a damaged relationship from expiring. But a tiresome final act proves trying.
  2. 90
    While it's Dave's madly humming brain that propels the film, Davis, whose every glance is a short story in itself, makes Dana's internal crisis equally resonant.
  3. Don't let unpleasant personal dental associations stand in the way of seeing a luminous specimen of independent filmmaking.