Americanese Reviews

May 30, 2006
Fine, understated performances and the self-assured way that Byler lets the film find its own rhythms, rather than setting into some template, result in a mature film of subtle complexity.
April 26, 2006
A collection of scenes in search of a coherent story, the film's characters don't develop, and plot lines fail to coalesce by the movie's conclusion.
March 30, 2006
[Director Eric] Byler deals with characters who have lived their years, learned from them, and try to apply their values to their lives. Their romances are not heedless but wary, and involve a lot of negotiation.
March 28, 2006
This diverting, occasionally wry seriocomedy ultimately doesn't add up to a satisfying whole.