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Summary Based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated tells the story of a young man's quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather in a small Ukrainian town that was wiped off the map by the Nazi invasion. (Warner Independent Pictures)

Everything Is Illuminated

Metascore Mixed or Average Based on 35 Critic Reviews
58
User Score Generally Favorable Based on 35 User Ratings
7.7
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Summary Based on the critically-acclaimed novel by Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated tells the story of a young man's quest to find the woman who saved his grandfather in a small Ukrainian town that was wiped off the map by the Nazi invasion. (Warner Independent Pictures)

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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 35 Critic Reviews
58
54% Positive
19 Reviews
43% Mixed
15 Reviews
3% Negative
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Metascore
Mixed or Average Based on 35 Critic Reviews
58
54% Positive
19 Reviews
43% Mixed
15 Reviews
3% Negative
1 Review

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User Score
Generally Favorable Based on 35 User Ratings
7.7
80% Positive
28 Ratings
17% Mixed
6 Ratings
3% Negative
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Generally Favorable Based on 35 User Ratings
7.7
80% Positive
28 Ratings
17% Mixed
6 Ratings
3% Negative
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Production Company Warner Independent Pictures (WIP), Telegraph Films, Big Beach, Stillking Films
Release Date Sep 16, 2005
Duration 1 h 46 m
Rating PG-13
Tagline Leave Normal Behind.
Bratislava International Film Festival
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
Venice Film Festival
• 2 Wins & 3 Nominations
São Paulo International Film Festival
• 1 Win & 2 Nominations