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Mozart and the Whale

Mozart and the Whale (2005)

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A young couple who have Asperger's syndrome, a kind of autism, fall in love, but their talents are offset by an inability to relate to one another, which threatens to undermine their relationship.

PG-13,

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Ronald Bass

Dec 12, 2006

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All Critics (3) | Top Critics (2) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (1)

Strong performances anchor this low-key romantic drama about two people with Asperger syndrome.

February 22, 2006
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From the first, there is a refreshing absence of special pleading or under-the-microscope examination in Naess' approach.

February 7, 2006 Full Review Source: Variety
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Shapeless and redundant, this flick is exactly the sort of movie you'd envision if I said "mildly retarded yet physically gorgeous young romance."

December 12, 2006 Full Review Source: DVD Clinic | Comments (6)
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Audience Reviews for Mozart and the Whale

Overall pretty good but I dozed off somewhere in the middle.
March 19, 2010
purplemegan

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An uneven, honourably intended romantic comedy.
March 31, 2008
MovieGeek13

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Initially I only rented this because Josh Hartnett was in it, but it really was all-around very good. I don't know how accurate a portrayal of Asperger's it was, but never mind. The two main characters might have been tragic by themselves, but them coming together defined the movie and gave it lift. I liked the message most of all: it's okay to be crazy, but it's better to be crazy together. Reminded me of the Mad Pride movement. I liked this a lot more than I thought I would.
December 6, 2007
MidnightMadwoman

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    1. Isabella: You can't disappoint me, Because whatever you are is exactly what I want.
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