A Useful Life (2011)

A Useful Life (2011)

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Uruguay's official selection for the 2010 Academy Awards, LA VIDA UTIL, screens with Veiroj's award-winning short AS FOLLOWS at Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY. -- (C) FiGa
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Art House & International , Drama
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Critic Reviews for A Useful Life

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (2)

[A] short, sweet, slow-tempo Uruguayan film...

Full Review… | January 10, 2012
Time Out
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No excerpt available.

Full Review… | January 24, 2011
Hollywood Reporter
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Shot in color but produced in edible, Oreo-toned black and white, A Useful Life transitions seamlessly from indoors to outdoors, from nostalgia to hope.

January 13, 2011
New York Times
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No excerpt available.

Full Review… | June 17, 2012
Sight and Sound

Pleasant enough, but so slight it barely sustains 65 minutes.

Full Review… | January 22, 2012

Those who enjoy this elegiac film will enjoy it very much. I did.

Full Review… | January 15, 2012
Observer (UK)

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