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Dan Mecca
The Film Stage
June 21, 2016
The raw talent and emotion on display here is nothing short of masterful.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
December 5, 2013
Five years in the life of a couple who must improvise their marriage and family life when he is in prison, learning that difficulties in marriage are opportunities to discover ever deeper reserves of love.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
November 21, 2013
Moment by moment, it all adds up. The scenes of the family huddling and hugging, greeting and parting, and reaffirming primal bonds are quietly moving.
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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
November 21, 2013
The film's day-to-day aches are quiet and lovingly rendered.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Noh
Film Journal International
November 21, 2013
Set in a seaside town, there are quite lovely images of the ocean and fields... When a flock of geese is captured gliding through the sky, the camera seems to positively lust after them, because so little else is happening.
Sam Adams
The Dissolve
November 21, 2013
Everyday isn't just about time; in a sense, that's all it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club
November 21, 2013
For better and for worse-mostly for worse-it sticks to the mundane promise of its title.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
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David Fear
Time Out
November 19, 2013
Even with the actors' laudable work-especially Simm, who finally shakes off the notion that he's a poor man's Simon Pegg-there's not enough going on past the temporal trick to make the humanistic elements pop.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice
November 19, 2013
Wise and involving ...
Howard Feinstein
Screen International
November 18, 2013
Here there is glory in the lives of simple, unprivileged folk and the more-or-less banal events of their daily lives.
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Todd McCarthy
Hollywood Reporter
November 18, 2013
An admirable idea in theory proves to be a real slog to sit through.
David Lee Dallas
Slant Magazine
November 18, 2013
While the film charts its protagonist's gradual progression toward a renewed sense of agency and freedom, it rarely indulges in lengthy or even linear narrative arcs.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Simon Miraudo
Quickflix
June 7, 2013
Everyday might be [Michael Winterbottom's] most ambitious yet, even if it feels like his most modest.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Donald Clarke
Irish Times
February 17, 2013
Utilising fluid shots of the English countryside set to one of Michael Nyman's most dynamic scores, Winterbottom makes something surprisingly lyrical of the non-story
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Tom Dawson
The List
January 25, 2013
It deserves its cinematic release, thanks to its lingering, poetic-realist images of uncluttered Norfolk landscapes and to Michael Nyman's yearning score.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 23, 2013
The sense that we're peeking in on the life of a family under exceptional stress is profound...
Philip French
Observer (UK)
January 20, 2013
It's a sad, undramatic, well observed slice of minimalist realism, an interesting experiment in helping us to share the experience of time slowly passing. But little more.
Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)
January 18, 2013
It is a sensitive, understated film but it does require a good deal of patience on the part of the viewer.

London Evening Standard
January 18, 2013
The performances are suitably naturalistic but the script is weak. It often feels like a lazy, if worthy, attempt to convince middle-class audiences that prisoners are human beings.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Alex Zane
The Sun (UK)
January 17, 2013
[A] resolutely realistic drama about a prisoner and his family visits.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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