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A Map of the World Reviews

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December 26, 2006
Sigourney Weaver dominates with her powerful performance but the film, a feature debut from theater director Scott Elliott, is so poorly conceived and staged that much of the emotional impact gets lost
Read More | Original Score: C+
October 22, 2006
| Original Score: 4/5
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: B
June 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 27, 2003
Cast somewhat against type, Sigourney Weaver is terrific even if the film is a bit staid.
| Original Score: 3/5
August 17, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
April 3, 2002
Read More | Original Score: B
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March 19, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 5, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
March 4, 2002
An emotionally effecting drama about one woman's difficult journey into forgiving and making peace with herself.
October 9, 2001
For those who crave intelligent 'mom in trouble' dramas.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
May be too painful and downbeat for many moviegoers. But it redefines courage in acting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
The acting is strong, but the direction is inharmonious.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Sigourney Weaver gives an Oscar-caliber performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Weaver is phenomenal.
Read More | Original Score: 9/10
January 1, 2000
In a time when Hollywood usually gets a woman's life all wrong, A Map of the World, with more than its share of true moments, somehow gets it right.
January 1, 2000
Much of A Map of the World is comparable to the work of Fritz Lang, Paul Schrader or any other filmmaker skilled at evoking panic and self-loathing.
January 1, 2000
Acclaimed stage director Scott Elliot makes an auspicious debut behind the camera.
January 1, 2000
An accomplished film that continually takes us beyond our first impressions of people and situations.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
Worth navigating for its refusal to play to the crowd. There's certainly nothing safe or sweet about Weaver's performance.
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