Be With Me Reviews

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Derek Elley
Variety
April 6, 2006
Pic's awkward combo of true life and fiction doesn't really work in a dramatically cohesive way, despite incidental pleasures and character vignettes.
Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com
February 14, 2007
Be With Me puts it all out there with tremendous yet understated power.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
April 6, 2006
A delicately crafted, gently inflected, lovely little movie about the need for love.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
September 26, 2006
Sometimes clumsy and dry, always sympathetic, and wryly interested in the impact food has on social intercourse, Be With Me is eventually affecting once its elliptical shape becomes clear.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
September 28, 2006
Although four stories are folded together in Eric Khoos elliptical film, it's the true story of a deaf and blind Singaporean woman that gives the movie its backbone.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
October 4, 2006
This elliptical, poetic movie is filled with yearning, humor, and warmth.
Matthew Leyland
BBC.com
October 31, 2006
A Singaporean drama that requires patience but ultimately rewards it.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
September 29, 2006
Viewers' patience will be rewarded as the stories come together in a moving fashion.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Duane Byrge
Hollywood Reporter
September 26, 2005
Develops slowly, almost painfully so, but those mature viewers who stay with it will embrace a mature and stirring glimpse of 'true love' in one of its three vignettes.
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide
September 29, 2006
Singaporean writer-director Eric Khoo's third feature is a beautiful, contemplative study of love -- unrequited, unfulfilled and reborn.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian
October 28, 2006
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Time Out
October 30, 2006
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