You Won't Miss Me


Mixed or average reviews - based on 9 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 9
  2. Negative: 4 out of 9

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Robert Abele
    Mar 3, 2011
    The movie achieves its own nervy sensitivity about youthful urban despair.
  2. Reviewed by: Nick Pinkerton
    Dec 7, 2010
    Ry Russo-Young's character study of a gal passing the worst years of her life in cool North Brooklyn, leads off with a scene that lets you know right away that you're in the good hands of a young director sensitive to the idiosyncratic details that breathe life into a movie.
  3. Reviewed by: Vadim Rizov
    Dec 11, 2010
    An uncomfortably honest portrait of a slow mental breakdown in self-consciously bohemian, twentysomething Brooklyn, Ry Russo-Young's You Wont Miss Me is so earnest the title's missing an apostrophe.
  4. Reviewed by: Nick Schager
    Dec 7, 2010
    The result is a work that radiates a boozy, Bukowski-esque downward spiral, all alcohol-fueled anger and aimless sadness.
  5. Reviewed by: Jeannette Catsoulis
    Dec 9, 2010
    For all its many irritations, You Wont Miss Me has undeniable punch, a frayed energy that feels janglingly unstable. Is Shelly crazy or just a pain in the neck? We're not really sure, and neither is she.
  6. Reviewed by: Cliff Doerksen
    Dec 22, 2010
    Director Ry Russo-Young, who cowrote the script with Schnabel, is gunning for a big generational statement, but her ordnance is strictly small bore.
  7. Reviewed by: Frank Scheck
    Dec 11, 2010
    An aimlessly wandering DIY-indie that will send viewers retreating to popcorn movies at their local multiplex.
  8. Reviewed by: Kyle Smith
    Dec 10, 2010
    Never amounts to anything more than a rambling, studenty exercise in undergraduate cinema vérité. Some expressive, arty photography and a mildly satiric attitude toward stage poseurs do little to make the picture bearable.
  9. Reviewed by: Elizabeth Weitzman
    Dec 10, 2010
    Other than those related to cast and crew, it's difficult to imagine who else would sit through Ry Russo-Young's self-obsessed indie.

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