Edith+Eddie (2017) - Rotten Tomatoes

Edith+Eddie (2017)

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Edith and Eddie, ages 96 and 95, are America's oldest interracial newlyweds. Their love story is disrupted by a family feud that threatens to tear the couple apart.

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Critic Reviews for Edith+Eddie

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (1)

"Edith+Eddie" boasts executive producers Steve James and Cher, which will no doubt garner some interest, but this basic treatment plays like an expanded news item.

February 23, 2018 | Rating: C+ | Full Review…
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Edith+Eddie examines the psychic repercussions of familial estrangement to devastating effect.

December 5, 2018 | Full Review…

I just wish director Laura Checkoway had confronted any of the issues that her documentary raises.

June 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Heartbreaking and enraging. Checkoway's approach is intimate, giving space for emotions such as rage and grief and loneliness to play out in a way that brings us inside the pain.

March 4, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Edith + Eddie is tricky to get through, but it's as engrossing as it is heartbreaking.

February 23, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Edith+Eddie is powerful portrait of the letter of the law winning out over common sense and the prioritization of capital over people in the US.

February 20, 2018 | Full Review…

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