Hungry Hearts Reviews

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May 31, 2019
The momentum of the character arcs drags at one or two key moments, but this is a remarkably even-handed and tense portrayal of a family caught between love and logic.
March 1, 2019
This head-scratcher will forever remain an enigma, or just be forgotten by dinner time.
October 12, 2016
Hungry Hearts draws superb performances from both Driver and Rohrwacher, though the latter is burdened with becoming increasingly hateful as the story progresses.
March 1, 2016
It is not easy to swallow, but it definitely has something to say: Go a bit easier on your mothers.
February 22, 2016
Hungry Hearts scales its greatest heights when playing to the inconceivable and unsolvable.
June 26, 2015
Saverio Costanzo's Hungry Hearts has so much potential, and goes sideways so quickly. It's a frustrating waste.
June 12, 2015
Rohrwacher, meanwhile, is superb as Mina, in a role that couldn't be drawn less sympathetically.
June 12, 2015
Taut drama about extreme parenting choices taken too far.
June 12, 2015
The increasingly ubiquitous Driver handles himself well, as do the presumably numerous infant body doubles employed. But it's the Italian Rohrwacher who most impresses ...
June 12, 2015
A strange, harrowing, often remarkable story of love and obsession.
June 8, 2015
Hungry Hearts transforms from a lyrical romance into a frustrating stab at psychological thriller.
June 5, 2015
A relentlessly unnerving horror that will be hard to shake after the credits roll.
June 5, 2015
Driver, whose roles have tended toward the comedic, is a revelation here, consistently underplaying his role as beleaguered husband and father, while the movie slowly pulls him (and us) toward its shocking conclusion.
June 5, 2015
A Woody Allen-esque movie Woody Allen would hate.
June 5, 2015
Hungry Hearts is a troubled, troubling movie. The unrest it creates looms long after the end credits have rolled.
June 5, 2015
A better name for this movie would maybe be "The Ghastly Ones."
June 4, 2015
A robust thriller with a questionable, although intriguing, commentary on motherhood and mental illness.
June 4, 2015
Mr. Costanzo's attempt at rendering the fraying of minds and marital bonds draws on notions of hysteria that only shortchange his characters.
June 4, 2015
It takes Jude far too long to finally admit what Mina is doing to their child as Hungry Hearts heads toward a contrived conclusion.
June 4, 2015
...the resulting film is unfocused but sometimes unnerving, an uneasy fusion of realism and intimations of the supernatural that never fully takes hold.
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