Never Steady, Never Still (2017) - Rotten Tomatoes

Never Steady, Never Still (2017)

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A feature length drama starring Shirley Henderson (Trainspotting, South Cliffe) and Théodore Pellerin (Endorphine, Les Demons) that celebrates the quiet strength of the human spirit, dealing with issues of loss, masculinity, and love through the lives of an eighteen-year-old oil field worker, and his mother, who has been living with Parkinson's disease for over seventeen years.

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Critic Reviews for Never Steady, Never Still

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

Settles on viewers as quietly as overnight snow on a wintering field.

October 31, 2017 | Full Review…
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British actress Shirley Henderson uses her soft voice and tiny frame to great effect.

October 19, 2017 | Full Review…

The hardship of it is immediate, but it never feels forced or exploitative. [Kathleen] Hepburn cares for her characters too much to force matters in such a way.

September 11, 2017 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

A poetic study of familial relationships straining and strengthening under the pressure of serious illness.

October 16, 2017 | Full Review…

... paired with its lack of nuance in characters necessitating complexity, the film moves from formally boring to potentially offensive and absurd.

September 28, 2017 | Rating: 2/10 | Full Review…

Hepburn, it becomes increasingly apparent, pulls no punches with the grim subject matter and has sprinkled the picture with a number of impressively powerful moments...

September 28, 2017 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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