Falling Awake Reviews

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Mike Hale
New York Times
February 5, 2010
Puts good intentions and appealing performances into the balance against cliches of dead-end neighborhoods and rebellious (but sensitive) youth.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Lou Lumenick
New York Post
February 5, 2010
Cisneros is an appealing actor, but he and Falling Awake get buried under a welter of clichés.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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S. James Snyder
Time Out
February 3, 2010
Playing smarter and smoother than the plot, Cisneros uncorks an antimacho performance that deviates from type.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice
February 2, 2010
One-named Cuban-born director Agustin's unrewarding middlebrow drama flaunts its street cred dubiously.