Metascore
52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 35 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 35
  2. Negative: 3 out of 35
  1. Reviewed by: Mark Sells
    90
    A charming, highly entertaining romantic adventure full of life, spectacular vistas, and sensual delight.
User Score
6.6

Generally favorable reviews- based on 52 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 19 out of 33
  2. Negative: 11 out of 33
  1. Oct 16, 2014
    10
    Perfect as you can get!!!!!!!! Stunning scenery.Great acting... Diane Lane... flawless as usual.This picture has a Strong message... eitherPerfect as you can get!!!!!!!! Stunning scenery.Great acting... Diane Lane... flawless as usual.This picture has a Strong message... either you get it or you don't ... If you get it ..you'll... love his picture Full Review »
  2. Jun 16, 2013
    10
    This review contains spoilers, click full review link to view. Good flick. Good progression. The movie is lyrical, funny and moving at the end. I particularly liked the relationship between Diane Lane and her polish workers as they restored her villa and became her family. You can always get what you always wanted, but maybe not in the way you expected. I liked it very much. Full Review »
  3. NateH
    Feb 13, 2007
    5
    This is absolutely a chick flick in the derogatory sense, but many of the scenes are beautiful because of the location. The supporting cast This is absolutely a chick flick in the derogatory sense, but many of the scenes are beautiful because of the location. The supporting cast performed more skillfully and memorably than the bland protagonist. Full Review »