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The Tree of Life Reviews

Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
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It's a sympathetic notion, to be sure, but it leaves one feeling you're on the couch with Volterra, not on a roots quest.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

October 24, 2008
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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[Volterra's] affinity for Italian stereotypes is countered with delightful truculence by the film's most engaging character, her down-to-earth octogenarian aunt Viviana.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

October 23, 2008
Laura Kern
New York Times
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Ms. Volterra, acting as narrator and interviewee herself, can't seem to resist the urge to be the star of her own film, which too often feels like a wearisome exercise in self-therapy.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 12, 2008
Robert Koehler
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It's clear why Volterra would have felt driven to make such a film. It's less clear why anyone not related to her would pay to see it.

Full Review Source: Variety

September 9, 2008
Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
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Smacks of an audition exercise.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 27, 2008
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Byler has a knack for elegant composition, as well as the hazy middle ground between friendship and friendship with a sexual asterisk.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 19, 2008
G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
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Feels like a vanity project, or worse, like homework.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

February 15, 2008

Los Angeles Times
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Less is decidedly less.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 1, 2008
Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly
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Unlike most indie dramas about rudderless 20-somethings who exorcise their hang-ups by talking and screwing each other to death, Tre is something rare: a perceptive, nonindulgent chamber piece that wrings a little art from that anxious age.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

January 31, 2008
Dennis Harvey
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Tale of a 30ish quartet at personal crossroads in the wealthy, idyllic Santa Monica Mountains sports juicy conflicts and prickly dialogue, though the directorial approach remains judiciously low-key.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 24, 2007
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