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Hide Your Smiling Faces Reviews

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Jonathan Romney
Observer [UK]

Expect Daniel Patrick Carbone to have an illustrious career. And even if he doesn't, he's given us one perfectly polished jewel here.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK] | Original Score: 4/5

August 4, 2014
Geoffrey Macnab
Independent

Hide Your Smiling Faces is a beautifully shot, highly stylised portrait of American adolescence.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 4/5

August 1, 2014
Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

With a low-key pace and extremely loose plot, this introspective drama gets deep under the skin as it explores a pivotal summer for two brothers.

Full Review Source: Contactmusic.com | Original Score: 4/5

August 1, 2014
Patrick Peters
Empire Magazine

Paced with steady assurance, this gentle bildungsroman is a impressive debut from director Daniel Patrick Carbone.

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

July 31, 2014
Allan Hunter
Daily Express

A promising first film from Daniel Patrick Carbone but it is awfully slow.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2014
Leslie Felperin
Guardian

Ripe with telling details and atmosphere.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2014
Alex King
Little White Lies

Short on answers, but asks lots of questions.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

July 31, 2014
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The landscapes are the best part of the film's power: woodlands grey with mist and rain; seasons grudging with their colours; a woody gorge spanned by a mouldering, spectacular viaduct that becomes a character - a kind of devil ex machina - all its own.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 4/5

July 31, 2014
Matthew Turner
The List

Moments of more traditional light relief aside, Carbone distinguishes himself from the pack with a debut that's for the most part brooding and spare.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 4/5

July 29, 2014
Kevin Harley
Total Film

Providing the magnetic counter-balance for the plot's drift, Ryan Jones and Nathan Varnson give natural performances as small-town brothers rocked by a friend's death.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

July 28, 2014
Clayton Davis
AwardsCircuit.com

Hide Your Smiling Faces is a magnificent portrait and Carbone's paintbrush laid strokes of love, anger, confusion, and a rainbow of emotions to indulge the audience.

Full Review Source: AwardsCircuit.com | Original Score: 4/4

July 4, 2014
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A meditation on death about two young brothers dealing with the sudden death of a friend and all the other losses around them.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice | Original Score: 3/5

April 23, 2014
Ray Pride
Newcity

Carbone has a voice, an eye, and one would guess had a boyhood in a mild wild like the one the brothers eddy through. The elegant, of-course-that's-the-world cinematography is by Nick Bentgen.

Full Review Source: Newcity

April 11, 2014
Eric D. Snider
About.com

An evocative rumination on adolescence... honest, impressionistic portrayal of youthful summertime memories

Full Review Source: About.com | Original Score: 4.5/5

April 11, 2014
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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[Features an] outsider perspective, authentic locations, unforced naturalism, and fresh, improvisatory work by first-time actors.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 10, 2014
Matt Pais
RedEye

It has the tender, unexpected devastation of poetry.

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

April 10, 2014
Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

Daniel Patrick Carbone puts in so much of his resource into the texture and background of his setting that he neglects the plot.

Full Review Source: Mark Leeper's Reviews | Original Score: 6/10

April 6, 2014
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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There's a startling stillness about the film, especially the opening scenes, that becomes a character in itself and helps to avoid softness.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

April 3, 2014
Mike D'Angelo
The Dissolve

All in all, Smiling Faces is a strongly promising first effort, introducing a talented filmmaker who's still in the process of finding his own voice.

Full Review Source: The Dissolve | Original Score: 3/5

March 31, 2014
Steve Dollar
Wall Street Journal
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Traces of classic coming-of-age dramas such as Stand by Me and River's Edge are evoked in this lyrical and low-key reflection on sudden mortality and childhood's end.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

March 31, 2014
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