Shadows in the Sun (2009)
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Critic Reviews for Shadows in the Sun
Tiny things happen oversignificantly in this indulgent British effort set in 1960s.
Shadows is an understated tale that could have used a little more fire but Simmons' presence helps to make it touching.
Shadows in the Sun unfurls as quietly as a mouse and could be accused of lacking urgency and bite. But it is well played.
A worthy entry on Jean Simmons' impressive CV - and hopefully not the last. Shadows In The Sun might not be Spartacus but it does have a charm of its own.
Audience Reviews for Shadows in the Sun
Meditative family drama about healing old wounds as the family's matriarch is approaching her sunset. Jean Simmons, terribly feeble-she passed away less than a year after the film's release, gives a gentle but resolute performance. Nice that she could make her final bow above the title of a film that while it's not a masterpiece is a respectable showcase for her great often under-appreciated talent.
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