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Even the Rain (Meme La Pluie) Reviews

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Sherwyn Spencer
Little White Lies

Never really excels in any given area, and re-watch factor is a zero.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 1/5

May 17, 2012
Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

Subtle the film is not, with Icíar Bollaín always working extra hard to make sure we don't miss the parallels between the different modes of oppression.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

February 14, 2011
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

It would probably work better as a short story than as a film.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 2/4

February 25, 2011
Nick Schager
Village Voice
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Director Icíar Bollaín mixes Even the Rain's various storytelling modes with an obviousness that ultimately negates enlightening intellectual or emotional discovery.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 8, 2011
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Shuffling ideas from "Fitzcarraldo" and "Dances With Wolves" yields the cinematic equivalent of a term paper for Imperialism 101 in "Even the Rain."

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2/4

February 18, 2011
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Bolleín and Laverty punch up every icon and wingding in the arthouse cliché dropdown.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 1/5

May 17, 2012
Adam Nayman
eye WEEKLY

The film, meanwhile, remains mired in the middle ground between meta-cinematic cleverness and earnest good intentions.

Full Review Source: eye WEEKLY | Original Score: 2/5

May 5, 2011
Burl Burlingame
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

If you can handle a few scenes of hammeringly obvious metaphor, "Even The Rain" is a rich, multi-layered film that gives an involved viewer much to think about.

Full Review Source: Honolulu Star-Advertiser | Original Score: 3/4

June 3, 2011
Shaun Munro
What Culture

Icíar Bollaín melds passionate art with profound politics in this well-conceived, brilliantly acted drama.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 4/5

May 19, 2012
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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Director Iciar Bollain remains such an extraordinary director of actors that in every scene some surprising nuance counters the literalism of the script.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 15, 2011

Makes the political personal enough -- despite some moments of overly heavy-handed allegory -- that it largely avoids sermonizing.

Full Review Source: DCist | Original Score: 6.8/10

February 25, 2011
Roger Moore
Movie Nation

Well-acted and always with an ear cocked, listening for its own social relevance.

Full Review Source: Movie Nation | Original Score: 3/4

January 18, 2013
Sam Adams
AV Club
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There's a rueful, knowing quality to the moments when Bernal's character puts the film above all else, blinded to the fact that his pursuit jeopardizes the ideals he means to enshrine.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

February 17, 2011
Graham Young
Birmingham Post

Even the Rain is pure cinema, complete with some fruity subtitles in English.

Full Review Source: Birmingham Post | Original Score: 4/5

June 7, 2012
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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The performance by Luis Tosar as the producer is confident and sturdy. Gael Garcia Bernal, as the director, is wimpy and not clearly defined, but that's in the nature of the character.

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

February 25, 2011
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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"Even the Rain" does have its pretensions, along with its ambitions, but it also illustrates film's power.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

February 17, 2011
Kelly Vance
East Bay Express

It's unimpeachably politically correct, of course, but a little too tidy and incurious for its own good.

Full Review Source: East Bay Express

February 18, 2011
Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Scenic and gripping roller-coaster. . .with magnetic acting. . . strongly demonstrates the tremendous power of fiction to raise consciousness about the past and the present.

Full Review Source: Film-Forward.com | Original Score: 9/10

February 20, 2011
Chris Barsanti
Filmcritic.com

its burning spirit has an unimpeachable potency.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 24, 2011
Sarah Boslaugh
Playback:stl

Paul Laverty's script is a bit predictable, particularly toward the end of the film, but superb cinematography by Alex Catalan and editing by Angel Hernandez Zoido keep it from becoming a static series of debates.

Full Review Source: Playback:stl | Original Score: 7/10

March 10, 2011
Mark Kermode
BBC Radio Five Live
May 29, 2012
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