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The Sea Reviews

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Stefan Pape
HeyUGuys

Though a flawed piece of cinema, The Sea marks a quite promising debut for Brown, as a film that certainly stays with you long after the credits roll.

Full Review Source: HeyUGuys | Original Score: 3/5

April 23, 2014
Donald Clarke
Irish Times

We are always striving for inner worlds that, expressed fully on the page, remain stubbornly inaccessible to the camera.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 3/5

April 21, 2014
Geoffrey Macnab
Independent

The film, evocatively shot by John Conroy and with a haunting score by Andrew Hewitt, moves gracefully between periods in its protagonist's life and captures his sense of yearning and loss.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 3/5

April 18, 2014
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Shot with some verve on the coast of south east Ireland, it's a handsome and painstaking effort, though rarely one which breathes independently as a film.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

April 17, 2014
Antonia Quirke
Financial Times

Nobly acted and always reaching for a dreamlike resonance, The Sea is an adaptation of John Banville's Man Booker Prize-winning novel - he also wrote the screenplay.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 3/5

April 16, 2014
Cath Clarke
Time Out
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The film can't match the novel's elegant, startlingly excellent Booker-Prize-winning writing, but the cast is first-class.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

April 15, 2014
Ed Holden
Total Film

[Hinds] carries it easily, but it's impossible to escape the sense that Banville's work is best experienced on paper.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

April 14, 2014
Guy Lodge
Variety
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This good, middlebrow adaptation ... sacrifices much of the novel's structural intricacy for Masterpiece-style emotional accessibility.

Full Review Source: Variety

July 4, 2013
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Ciarán Hinds engages in some pointlessly dour Irish brooding at the beach.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

April 25, 2014
Hilary A White
Irish Independent

What we have is a 90-minute mood piece, then, which is all well and good. But 90 minutes is still a long time to be caught in a depressive undertow.

Full Review Source: Irish Independent

April 22, 2014
Jonathan Romney
Observer [UK]

A lugubriously literary affair.

Full Review Source: Observer [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

April 20, 2014
Trevor Johnston
Radio Times

Stick with the book.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 2/5

April 18, 2014
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

The characters do a lot of crying; viewers are more likely to giggle.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 2/5

April 18, 2014
Sophie Monks Kaufman
Little White Lies

Despite Ciarán Hinds' best efforts, The Sea is a dull-as-dishwater melodrama.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 2/5

April 17, 2014
Mike McCahill
Guardian

John Banville reduces his Booker prizewinner to jumbled pound-shop Proustisms.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

April 16, 2014
Niki Boyle
The List

It's the sort of thing that can play out well in prose, but ends up being dreadfully dull on film.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 2/5

June 26, 2013
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