Between Us (2013)




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In this darkly comedic drama, two couples reunite over two incendiary evenings where anything can happen. Grace and Carlo are a newly married New York couple who visit their old friends Sharyl and Joel in their huge Midwestern home. Despite their wealth, the hosts are in a bitterly destructive marriage. A few years later, the couples reunite in New York, only to find tables turned. (c) Monterey Media
R (for language including some sexual references)
Comedy , Drama
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Critic Reviews for Between Us

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (2)

What's left is an unpleasant visit with a pair of hateful married couples who, in due time, prove mirror images of one another. Symmetry has rarely been so dispiriting.

Full Review… | June 19, 2013
Los Angeles Times
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The play-turned-film about marital friction is no Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Full Review… | January 22, 2013
Hollywood Reporter
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This is what happens when artists with the best of intentions run up against the worst of artistic impulses.

Full Review… | April 8, 2014
Movie Mezzanine

An attempt to gain insight into the complex, complicated, and often contradictory ways each and every one of us behave.

Full Review… | November 8, 2013
Aisle Seat

"Between Us" is a showcase for great actors who could have used more consistent material to springboard off of.

Full Review… | September 17, 2013
Madison Movie

Mirvish has taken an interesting approach to this story of two couples and four friends (often enemies) that love, loathe, betray, and -- in the end -- reflect each other deeply.

Full Review… | June 27, 2013
Paste Magazine

Audience Reviews for Between Us

Badly manufactured 2-couple drama loaded with artificial dialogue and hollow performances. David Harbour is the major offender in that regard, and while I love Melissa George I couldn't stand more than 25 minutes of this tripe. Even a morose Julia Stiles looked like she didn't want to be there. A big W.O.T.: waste of time.

Doctor Strangeblog
Doctor Strangeblog

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Updated version I guess of Who's afraid of Virginia Woolf?. You know couples bickering about different issues.

MirIam  Harpaz
MirIam Harpaz

"Between Us" is a well-made indie played by great actors (including Julia Stiles and Melissa George) about social gap between adult friends these days...and the fact that the abundance of money (or even the lack of it) could sometimes help make or break a relationship. With the targeted audience of young adults who are striving to seek identity for themselves, whether it is in career, money, or significant other, there is plenty of lesson to be learned from this film. Never mind the fact that it was created under such a small budget.

Thomas Andrikus
Thomas Andrikus

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