Sunday

Sunday

80%
  • Unrated, 1 hr. 32 min.
  • Drama, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Jonathan Nossiter
    In Theaters:
    Aug 22, 1997 Wide
    On DVD:
    Nov 2, 2004
  • Nathan Productions/Turtle Run
  • Sunday
    2 minutes 18 seconds
    Added: May 9, 2008

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Sunday Reviews

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

September 7, 2011

Globe and Mail
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Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

April 25, 2003
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

A superior performance by Suchet helps keep this dry drama afloat

| Original Score: 3/5

October 11, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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It's Suchet and Harrow, exploring the wellsprings of loneliness, who provide the real glimmers of grace.

May 11, 2001
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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A poignant, powerfully-realized character study of two lonely people.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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Nossiter does such an admirable job of enmeshing us and his two principals ... in their strange fairy-tale afternoon.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The heart of the film is strong.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Alice Smith
Film.com
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Funny, intensely moving, scary, dream-like film.

January 1, 2000
John Hartl
Film.com
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It sounds simple, but director Jonathan Nossiter ... keeps adding layers to the story that give passionate resonance to their story.

January 1, 2000
Sean Means
Film.com
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Manages to balance the harshness of life with the yearning that makes living worthwhile.

January 1, 2000
Cathy Thompson-Georges
Boxoffice Magazine

Powerfully honest and risky performances from Suchet and Harrow propel the film.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000

E! Online

This Sundance Grand Prize winner ain't exactly a walk in the park, but it's got its own grittier sort of urban pleasure.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: A-

January 1, 2000
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

But... it wasn't a great film because the story fell apart.

Full Review Source: Ozus' World Movie Reviews | Original Score: B-

January 1, 2000
Russell Smith
Austin Chronicle

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 1, 2000
Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

An arresting film, at once lyrical and gritty.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The film still succeeds on the strength of its two leads, David Suchet and Lisa Harrow.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
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Extraordinarily well-acted by its principals.

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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A deceptively lovely romance, at once plain and magical.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle

January 1, 2000
Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner

While the plot and outcome of Sunday may prove less than scintillating in the end, Nossiter's careful direction and calculated moodiness gives the film a satisfying lilt.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000

Entertainment Weekly
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Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A

August 22, 1997
Joe Leydon
Variety
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January 21, 2009

Times [UK]
October 18, 2008
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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June 24, 2006

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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April 18, 2003
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
April 18, 2002
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
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