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Lost Embrace (El Abrazo Partido) Reviews

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Emanuel Levy

| Original Score: B

October 2, 2012
Anton Bitel

Affectionate, funny and ultimately moving, Burman's fourth feature embraces humanity in the Argentinean marketplace.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 15, 2007
Rex Roberts
Film Journal International

Does what it sets out to do--celebrate the good nature of those people who, despite life's difficulties, remain true to their loved ones, their friends, and themselves.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 22, 2007

Empire Magazine

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

May 6, 2006
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

The film's moments of whimsy and its wry comic insights into one man's Prufrockian drifting and yearning through life add up to a charming oddity.

December 21, 2005
Susan Walker
Toronto Star
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As visually captivating as it is emotionally engaging.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

August 12, 2005
David Gilmour
Globe and Mail
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The film's sophistication -- and it is an immensely sophisticated film -- lies in its refusal to tuck in too tightly its shirttails.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 12, 2005
Mario Tarradell
Dallas Morning News
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Plays out in a low-key but charming fashion.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: B

June 3, 2005

This is an amusing movie with a warm fuzzy ending that makes you feel like you just been hugged.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3.5/5

June 3, 2005
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion

A small film whose structural weaknesses are largely redeemed by its big heart.

Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion | Original Score: B-

June 1, 2005
Marta Barber
Miami Herald
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Burman explored this world before in 2000's Waiting for the Messiah, but in Lost Embrace, his maturity results in a much tighter and engaging film.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3/4

May 13, 2005
Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Hendler's center-stage performance can be considered refreshingly natural or annoyingly brooding, depending on your tolerance for cynical self-analysis played for comedy.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

May 12, 2005
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

A quirky comedy from Argentina along the lines of TV's Arrested Development.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press | Original Score: 3/4

May 5, 2005
Robert Denerstein
Denver Rocky Mountain News
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Burman succeeds in involving us with the kind of characters who don't normally find their way to the big screen.

| Original Score: B

April 15, 2005
Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post
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A beautifully crafted film. Full of intriguing tracking shots, broken into vignettes introduced with lyrical titles, it has a willfully patient pace.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 15, 2005
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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The wit with which Burman casts an almost Shakespearean longing for purpose and direction against the tiny confines of a seedy mall is adroit and inspired.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 1, 2005
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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Were it a book, it would go somewhere on the shelf with Jonathan Safran Foer and early Philip Roth. It also possesses traces of early Jean-Luc Godard and his wit with characters, as well as some of Wes Anderson's random silliness.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

April 1, 2005
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

... a film of minor pleasures. Burman recognizes the emotional bruises friends and family cause and he doesn't judge when his characters are unable to forgive...

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: B-

March 31, 2005
Andrew Wright
The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

Nearly overdoses on the quirks at times ... yet always finds a way to stay comfortably above the annoyance line.

Full Review Source: The Stranger (Seattle, WA)

March 31, 2005
Tim Appelo
Seattle Weekly

Sweet but not too, a tangy, teasing valentine to dear hearts and gentle people who start to feel like family. Burman is like Woody Allen with a human face.

Full Review Source: Seattle Weekly | Original Score: 8/10

March 29, 2005
Anna Smith
Time Out New York
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June 24, 2006

AV Club
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September 26, 2005

Jam! Movies
August 20, 2005
Lester Pimentel
July 29, 2005

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
July 9, 2005

Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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June 4, 2005

Houston Chronicle
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May 7, 2005

Boston Phoenix
April 2, 2005
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