In Between Days Reviews

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November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
July 31, 2011
Centering on a young immigrant Korean girl in Toronto, this Sundance indie marks the feature debut of a gifted female director.
July 8, 2009
There's an authenticity about this work that gives it a chilling flavor.
December 7, 2007
November 29, 2007
In Between Days is a wise and beautiful study of yearning and repression.
October 12, 2007
The film has an admirable humanist agenda, but good intentions don't matter much when you can't care for the humans on the screen.
October 4, 2007
This superb debut feature by Korean-American director So Yong Kim seems to be constructed entirely of the ineffable and intangible, those fleeting moments that most movies treat as throwaways.
September 7, 2007
This artfully muted film pays off with a desperate act of eloquence.
September 7, 2007
Kim keeps dialogue to a minimum and provides the barest of story arcs, using a handheld camera to probe subtle shifts of emotion in her nonprofessional actors.
August 3, 2007
A touching and personal story that captures the swirling emotions of adolescence and the immigrant experience - and the heartbreak of being in the middle of both.
August 2, 2007
[It] feels honest and direct, which is more than you can say about a lot of movies these days.
August 2, 2007
Too minimalist for its own good when it comes to story details and even essential basic factual information, In Between Days can best be described as a skillfully lensed missed opportunity.
July 11, 2007
A quiet specimen of personal storytelling at its most exciting.
July 6, 2007
In Between Days plays like a teen movie with all the narration removed.
June 29, 2007
In Between Days is a small slice of a suspended life, intimate and filled with the mundane details most people forget when the waiting is over and their real lives begin.
June 29, 2007
While Kim is unable to keep us riveted on her near-silent performance, the script and direction have a gentle sensitivity, subtly addressing cultural divisions while reminding us that angst, at least, is universal.
June 28, 2007
A draggy, uninvolving bore.
June 27, 2007
In Between Days is instantly compelling.
June 27, 2007
Its theatrical release today is an encouraging sign that there is still room, even in the midst of the summer glut, for a small, serious, unpretentious film.
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