Endless wandering and questioning with dramatic simmerings on the back burner don't quite amount to emotional connection.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
film that gives ultimate impression of missed opportunity
| Original Score: 4/10
May be the least exciting movie ever set in a lingerie shop.
Some will find it charming, others, exhausting.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
A wearisomely intellectual observation of one man's identity-hunt.
| Original Score: 2/4
The tedious film might have been worth watching if Burman had given reasons to care about Ariel or anyone else. He doesn't and we don't.
| Original Score: 2/4
Some movies you like. Some you don't. Others just make you shrug your shoulders.
An interminable slog through congested headspace.
| Original Score: 1/4
A beautifully crafted film. Full of intriguing tracking shots, broken into vignettes introduced with lyrical titles, it has a willfully patient pace.
A precociously wise meditation on the crazy quilt of modern identity in general, and Jewish identity in particular.
A worthy effort with enough funny situations to keep it entertaining.
| Original Score: 7/10
A quirky comedy from Argentina along the lines of TV's Arrested Development.
| Original Score: 3/4
Affectionate, funny and ultimately moving, Burman's fourth feature embraces humanity in the Argentinean marketplace.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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.
Lost Embrace is an engaging Argentine film about a long awaited father-son reunion and the meaning it has for a confused young man.
Director Daniel Burman creates an amusing, meandering tale with distinct personalities.
the type of movie that will slap a smile on your face and keep it there...a unique little world full of characters that surprise and delight
| Original Score: B+
... 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...
| Original Score: B-
It's 20 minutes too long -- forgivable in view of Burman's affection for his material.