Opening

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Pranzo di Ferragosto (Mid-August Lunch) Reviews

Linda Barnard
Toronto Star
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A simple and endlessly charming look at a weekend in the life of an uncomplicated middle-aged man living with his aging mama.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3.5/4

May 20, 2010
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Mid-August Lunch is a sweet-spirited gem, warmly comic while showing the hassles of caring for aging relatives more honestly than 10 family sagas from Hollywood.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

May 6, 2010
Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Charming but insignificant.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch | Original Score: 2/4

May 6, 2010
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Not much happens in this wisp of a movie (it's barely 75 minutes), and not much is necessary; it's all about finding a mood and letting it sneak up and envelop the watcher.

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

April 29, 2010
Tom Long
Detroit News
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A tasty tidbit of a film, Mid-August Lunch is one of those movies where almost nothing happens but it happens quite nicely.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B

April 23, 2010
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
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If Mid-August Lunch were a meal instead of a movie, it would be something light and quick, but not entirely unsatisfying. A green salad with a couple pieces of grilled shrimp on top, say.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 2/4

April 23, 2010
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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You'd have trouble finding another movie with such unforced appreciation of its elderly characters or such intelligent understanding of old age.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

April 23, 2010
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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The droll Mid-August is a tribute to the gentle skills of Italian filmmaker Gianni Di Gregorio, who not only wrote and directed this unhurried chamber piece but also starred in it as a character he named after himself.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

April 9, 2010
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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It's a trifle, but a trifle that sticks.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

April 1, 2010
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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The movie is a perfect blend of calm execution and uninflected farce.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3.5/4

March 25, 2010
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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A droll geriatric comedy set during a Roman holiday in the heat of summer.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

March 19, 2010
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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The movie glows.

| Original Score: 4.5/5

March 17, 2010
Kevin Lee
Time Out New York
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It's like watching John Cassavetes trapped in a mega-episode of The Golden Girls.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

March 17, 2010
Ella Taylor
Village Voice
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The only whiff of passion comes from the sadistic care that has gone into putting garish clothes and makeup on the mother, which give her the ghoulish air of Jeanne Moreau in a fun-house mirror.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

March 16, 2010
Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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Underlying this amiable, thoughtful film is an assumption that age should bring with it respect - and however exasperated he gets, Gianni abides by this code completely.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 4/5

August 14, 2009
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

April 1, 2009
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