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Irene in Time (2009)



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A puzzle about love and time, a mystery in which clues are found and secrets are revealed, Irene in Time is a look at the complex relationships between fathers and daughters and the consequences - years later - on the grown women's relationships to the men in their lives.


Tanna Frederick
as Irene Jensen
Victoria Tennant
as Eleanor Jensen
Karen Black
as Sheila Shiwers
Jack Maxwell
as Mike Cagney
David Proval
as Norm Farentino
Kelly De Sarla
as Jo Jo Farentino
Frank Potter
as Gigi's Father
Rob Mathes
as Spence
Peter Perkins
as Irene's Father
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Critic Reviews for Irene in Time

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (9)

A disappointingly monotonous weepie.

October 29, 2009
Seattle Times
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[Jaglom's] closing dedication -- "For my daughter" -- turns this into something actively creepy, as opposed to merely brainless, boring and inept.

Full Review… | September 23, 2009
Time Out
Top Critic

Mr. Jaglom displays an endearing lack of cynicism but an equal lack of discipline.

September 22, 2009
New York Times
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With its sappy musical vignettes and encounter-session dialogue, the movie consistently overplays its insights, though all three leads contribute thoughtful and genuine performances.

Full Review… | August 7, 2009
Chicago Reader
Top Critic

It offers certain pleasures, but suffers from an inability to structure events or know when to end a shot. And it has an ending that is simply, perhaps ridiculously, incomprehensible.

Full Review… | August 6, 2009
Chicago Sun-Times
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There's some sharply written dialogue, and a few strong performances in supporting roles. But much of the action onscreen doesn't ring true.

Full Review… | July 24, 2009
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for Irene in Time


This film cracked me up - until the end. Irene, played beautifully by Tanna Frederick, is a real nut case, I knew someone like her once - she was hard to take but pople admired the fact that she had so much energy. Anyway, she;s an emotional train wreck of a girl, looking for her lost daddy in all her date and trying to "do it right" by reading all the popular books on dating. Irene In Time is funny and moving in some parts. Victoria Tennant is wonderful as Irene's mom. And you can't lose in a movie that had both David "the Sopranos" Proval and Karen Black.

Carole Barnett
Carole Barnett

I feel terrible. I know someone who was in this and I still can't give it more than 10%. Dear lord this was the stinker to end all stinkers. In addition to the story being PAINFULLY cliche and corny, it was also PAINFULLY told. The lead actress looks like Eric Stoltz in MASK,...but not as hot. The fact that someone put ANY money into this piece of vanity crap is enough evidence that Hollywood should be shut down for good.

Liz Brown
Liz Brown

To paraphrase Dan Akroyd this is "bad cinema" all of my friend unite in speaking ill of it. The director's effort here is just disgusting.

Roger Maris
Roger Maris

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