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Unmade Beds Reviews

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Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
February 25, 2010
Director Alexis Dos Santos stressed improvisation, and his scenes have a lingering emotional rawness, but the handheld camera work left me feeling as woozy as the characters appear to be.
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Tom Huddlestone
Time Out
December 11, 2009
There's real promise in 'Unmade Beds': the photography is luminous, the direction loose but involving, the acting superb. But ultimately it's a joyless, indulgent film about joyless, indulgent people.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
September 4, 2009
Overly familiar but endearing nonetheless, this coming-of-age indie from Alexis Dos Santos is most likely to appeal to those who recognize themselves in the story's lost heroes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
September 3, 2009
A lovely, somewhat messy movie about lovely, messy young lives.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Kevin B. Lee
Time Out
September 2, 2009
The conventions of contemporary youth culture and cinema could both use a change of sheets.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Anthony Kaufman
Village Voice
September 1, 2009
Despite some missteps (a parachute metaphor is particularly belabored), the film has an intoxicating quality.
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Justin Chang
Variety
January 30, 2009
Has a lively, romantic spirit that recalls the playfulness and spontaneity of the French New Wave.
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
January 16, 2009
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4