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The Ballad of Jack and Rose Reviews

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February 8, 2010
Doesn't succeed in everything it sets out to do, but as a statement about the death rattle of 60s counterculture it's thoughtful and affecting.
April 29, 2009
A sad tale of isolation and love.
March 1, 2007
It is the harbinger of great films to come from an exceptional screenwriter and director.
March 31, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 30, 2006
Belle is equally good, proving that she's a real movie star in the making - there's a sort of feral energy to Rose that's genuinely scary and disturbingly unpredictable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 8, 2005
It's about two-thirds a great movie and worth it for those two-thirds.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 13, 2005
Generally it works, thanks to the terrific performances.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 13, 2005
A fable of the end of innocence, complete with such symbols of paradise lost as a snake (a fugitive copperhead) and a toppled playhouse.
Read More | Original Score: '3/4'
May 6, 2005
As indie efforts go, The Ballad of Jack and Rose pushes a lot of the classic indie audience buttons, coupled with some depressingly mainstream ones.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
May 5, 2005
[A] strange blend of a daughter's coming of age and a father's advancing toward death.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
April 28, 2005
Poignant, melancholic and a little strange, The Ballad of Jack and Rose is an effective rendering of the loss of innocence and the acceptance that some ideals can't survive in a modern world.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 23, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 22, 2005
We leave this movie hoping to see Miller and Lewis together again soon.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
April 22, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 19, 2005
Daniel Day-Lewis gives the first great performance of 2005.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
April 14, 2005
Jack's realizations, particularly vis--vis his daughter, offer rich dramatic possibilities.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 11, 2005
The appeal of the piece is limited; the telling of it is accomplished
| Original Score: 3.5/5
April 7, 2005
Day-Lewis brings the picture closer, by himself, to the ballad of its title than to the dirge it constantly threatens to be.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 2, 2005
The premise here has terrific potential, and I felt affection for all the characters.
April 1, 2005
Day-Lewis IS Jack, but no matter how large a font you could use on that capitalized two-letter word, it still wouldn't do his performance justice.
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