Movies Like Since Otar Left

Opening

20% Transcendence Apr 18
53% Heaven Is for Real Apr 16
7% A Haunted House 2 Apr 18
89% Bears Apr 18
58% Fading Gigolo Apr 18

Top Box Office

89% Captain America: The Winter Soldier $41.3M
47% Rio 2 $39.3M
71% Oculus $12.0M
62% Draft Day $9.8M
77% Noah $7.6M
41% Divergent $7.4M
13% God's Not Dead $5.5M
92% The Grand Budapest Hotel $4.1M
79% Muppets Most Wanted $2.3M
78% Mr. Peabody & Sherman $1.9M

Coming Soon

40% The Other Woman Apr 25
—— Brick Mansions Apr 25
72% The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May 02
100% Neighbors May 09
—— Godzilla May 16

Premieres Tonight

100% Orphan Black: Season 2

New Episodes Tonight

100% Da Vinci's Demons: Season 2

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Continuum: Season 3
100% Hannibal: Season 2
—— Hart of Dixie: Season 3
—— Last Man Standing: Season 3
—— Unforgettable: Season 3

Since Otar Left Reviews

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Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

La principal fortaleza del film, además de la atenta mirada y la sensibilidad de Bertuccelli, es ese impecable trío de actrices.

Full Review Source: Uruguay Total | Original Score: 4/5

March 30, 2005
Brian Gibson
Vue Weekly (Edmonton, Canada)

Bertuccelli neatly unpacks these three women's burdened lives and leaves us with a haunting souvenir-the last scene is a shimmering revelation.

December 9, 2004
Boyd van Hoeij
european-films.net

Bertuccelli convinces us of her capability of sketching portraits of incredible characters that are credible.

Full Review Source: european-films.net

December 1, 2004
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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Bertuccelli tackles Since Otar Left... with the kind of ambitious imagination that makes one marvel at a natural filmmaker's unexpected and original choices.

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

November 12, 2004
Marc Mohan
Oregonian

A showcase for three very talented actresses.

Full Review Source: Oregonian | Original Score: A-

September 17, 2004
Marta Barber
Miami Herald
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The finely crafted film shows the complex needs and anxieties of a three-generation family living in a country that has undergone dramatic political and cultural changes.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 27, 2004
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...deliberately paced but always interesting...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

August 21, 2004
Eleanor Ringel Gillespie
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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This emotionally rich situation is played for all its worth by the entire cast, but the standout is Gorintin.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Original Score: B+

August 19, 2004
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee

You feel like you're watching a real family traipse through an uncertain world instead of actors creating relationships on the spot.

| Original Score: A-

August 18, 2004

Baltimore Sun

Full Review Source: Baltimore Sun | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 13, 2004
Marty Mapes
Movie Habit

Competently made with occasional flashes of brilliance

Full Review Source: Movie Habit | Original Score: 3/4

August 11, 2004
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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It is a film that understands women, but more importantly, understands life.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 4/5

August 6, 2004
Liz Braun
Jam! Movies

The film is as intense as all family relationships.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

August 6, 2004
Michael Booth
Denver Post
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Otar and Lenin make terrific bookends on the post-communist experience for average citizens.

Full Review Source: Denver Post | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 6, 2004
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Whatever film acting is about -- technique, presence or truth-telling -- [Esther Gorintin] got it.

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

August 6, 2004
Harry Guerin
RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland)

If you want a film whose ending is happy and sad at the same time look no further.

Full Review Source: RTE Interactive (Dublin, Ireland) | Original Score: 3/5

August 5, 2004
Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It feels very real, as if the filmmakers have recorded some actual real-life moments.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 3/4

July 9, 2004
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Since Otar Left tells a story of conventional melodrama, and makes it extraordinary because of the acting.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

June 25, 2004
Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune
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A film, in which fictional characters become human by talking as real people really talk.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

June 24, 2004
Carla Meyer
San Francisco Chronicle
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A moving family drama.

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

June 11, 2004
Urban Cinefile Critics
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October 18, 2008
Derek Adams
Time Out
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June 24, 2006

Boston Phoenix
March 5, 2005
J. Robert Parks
Looking Closer

December 19, 2004

Seattle Post-Intelligencer
November 12, 2004
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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May 26, 2004
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