Shadows in the Sun (2009)

Shadows in the Sun




Critic Consensus: Serene and slow-moving, this turgid, unimpressive and inconsequential British period piece lacks any real drama.

Movie Info

Set in the late 1960s "Shadows in the Sun" is the poignant story of how a mysterious young loner changes the lives of one family and helps them rediscover their roots and deep affection for one another. Starring two-time Oscar nominee Jean Simmons.

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Drama
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Critic Reviews for Shadows in the Sun

All Critics (12) | Top Critics (1)

A serene amble through an inoffensive landscape.

Full Review… | June 5, 2009
Time Out
Top Critic

Tiny things happen oversignificantly in this indulgent British effort set in 1960s.

Full Review… | June 5, 2009
Daily Telegraph

Shadows is an understated tale that could have used a little more fire but Simmons' presence helps to make it touching.

Full Review… | June 5, 2009
Daily Express

Shadows in the Sun unfurls as quietly as a mouse and could be accused of lacking urgency and bite. But it is well played.

Full Review… | June 5, 2009
This is London

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.

Full Review… | June 5, 2009

There's more drama in a breakfast cereal ad.

Full Review… | June 5, 2009
Times [UK]

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