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Late Marriage Reviews

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November 16, 2006
A highlight of Israeli cinema of the past decade, Kosashvili's impressive feature debut is an extremely powerful film is a tale of family tyranny and intergenerational conflict within a Georgian-Jewish community.
Full Review | Original Score: A
December 16, 2002
Unfunny comedy with a lot of static set ups, not much camera movement, and most of the scenes take place indoors in formal settings with motionless characters.
Full Review | Original Score: C
December 9, 2002
I am sorry that I was unable to get the full brunt of the comedy.
Full Review| Original Score: 2/5
October 18, 2002
This film feels truly lived in, and guides us without ever feeling manipulative or calculating. The performances are naturalistic and utterly convincing.
October 8, 2002
a blistering (and often funny) critique of conservative family traditionalism intruding on the realm of romantic love
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
August 23, 2002
A romantic comedy enriched by a sharp eye for manners and mores.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
August 21, 2002
'...young, savvy cinematic sensibility framed by the limitations of a conservative, unrelenting culture.'
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 16, 2002
A terrific, thoroughly engrossing motion picture.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
August 15, 2002
Funny, clever and bittersweet - often all at the same time.
Full Review| Original Score: 4/5
July 28, 2002
'The film, in its own remarkably observational way, gradually transforms from an often brutal comedy into a domestic horror film.'
July 26, 2002
This terrific film is fueled by several scenes that are shocking -- but not for the reasons you might think. The shocks here come not from the unexpected sensationalism of them but from their bracing humanity and spontaneous, eye-opening rawness.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
July 20, 2002
Late Marriage is an in-your-face family drama and black comedy that is filled with raw emotions conveying despair and love.
Full Review | Original Score: A
July 20, 2002
One of those welcome visitors, a movie that turns out to be much more than we expected.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 19, 2002
[Koshashvili] sometimes drags [the ideas] out (the film needs tightening), but they're worth considering all the same.
July 19, 2002
A very funny look at how another culture handles the process of courting and marriage.
July 18, 2002
Whenever you think you've figured out Late Marriage, it throws you for a loop.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 10, 2002
A canny (and profoundly sexy) movie.
July 10, 2002
A closely observed, somewhat funny, ultimately very sad movie.
July 8, 2002
Using an endearing cast, writer/director Dover Kosashvili takes a slightly dark look at relationships, both sexual and kindred.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
July 2, 2002
Late Marriage's stiffness is unlikely to demonstrate the emotional clout to sweep U.S. viewers off their feet.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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