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  • Summary: A lawyer (Crudup) running for Congress starts seeing visions of his dead girlfriend (Connelly) and believes he might be losing his mind.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 27
  2. Negative: 2 out of 27
  1. One of the most powerful romances of recent years, it is as generous as they come.
  2. Structurally flawed, occasionally shlocky, but written with unusual intelligence and subtlety.
  3. Offbeat tale, which tackles weighty themes. But sentimentality overtakes intelligence.
  4. As involved as Crudup and Connelly beseech you to be with this story, their very youthfulness, their nagging lack of adulthood, keeps the film from being anything more credible than a tight grad-school tryst.
  5. Reviewed by: Marc Caro
    50
    By the time of Fielding's and Sarah's final, gooey encounter, she's not the only one who needs waking.
  6. 50
    The film is one of the more adult offerings out there in a spring movie season peppered with martial arts and superheroes. It may be just what you're looking for.
  7. Spanning the counterculture '70s to the more career-oriented '80s and doing justice to neither decade, this event-heavy adaptation of Scott Spencer's novel may give viewers whiplash.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6

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