The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and
television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality
for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews
that are positive for a given film or television show.
From the Critics
From RT Users Like You!
The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or
higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for
limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
Percentage of users who rate a movie or TV show positively.
Filmmakers Judith Colell and Jordi Cadena examine the devastating impact of child sexual abuse in the short term as well as the long term in this powerful drama. Eleven-year-old Elisa (Claudia Pons) lives with her father (Hans Richter) in Spain following the breakup of her parents. Elisa goes to a fair with her father, and meets one of his friends (Jordi Gracia), a successful jeweler. Days later, a change comes over Elisa -- her mother (Lydia Zimmermann) notices she seems distant and withdrawn, and her teacher (Pep Sais) watches as she grows disinterested in her studies and her grades drop dramatically. Fourteen years later, Elisa (now played by Aina Clotet) is a grown woman who suddenly and unexpectedly recalls the traumatic event changed her life when she was a girl -- the jeweler forced himself on her sexually, and then promised her a bracelet in exchange for her silence. The revelation forces Elisa to relive the pain of the event and come to terms with the damage done to her psyche. Elisa K. was an official selection at the 2010 BFI London Film Festival. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi