In the Bedroom Reviews

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August 12, 2002
Goes the distance to avoid banalizing the dilemma of a reasonable couple unhinged by unreasonable events.
January 10, 2002
So emotionally pure and rigorous that you're more than willing to go along with it.
December 28, 2001
The story and direction are powerful enough. But it's the acting that takes In the Bedroom higher.
December 28, 2001
Lingers in the mind, suffusing melancholy with the fateful pall of dread that hangs over all of life's pleasures.
December 28, 2001
Field has a talent for drawing us directly into his characters' lives and making us feel what they feel.
December 28, 2001
There has probably not been a more adult American film made in the last year.
December 26, 2001
A film that owes its impact to the sounds of silence and to exquisitely careful work from its lead actors.
December 26, 2001
The surehandedly wrought, beautifully acted, almost unbearably tense In the Bedroom is a rare film, not to be missed.
December 25, 2001
Gets at what most Hollywood movies are afraid to say about the way we live on the edge of tragedy.
December 25, 2001
This is the kind of restrained, deeply human relationship picture that Hollywood -- in its rush to keep us from ourselves -- has forgotten how to make.
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