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Only Human (Seres queridos) Reviews

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June 16, 2006
If you don't have a family of believable Jewish characters to begin with, the whole thing falls apart.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 7, 2006
It lets frantic get so far ahead of funny, the latter gets lost in the dust.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 21, 2006
A Spanish comedy that isn't quite as frenzied or farcical as its husband-and-wife writer-director team clearly intended it to be.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 8, 2006
succeeds in its bewildering dark sentiments but pushes them farther than they need to go.
| Original Score: 3/5
July 7, 2006
Teresa De Pelegri and Dominic Harari, making their feature debut, are as interested in the realistic drama of the situation as they are the clash of cartoonish characters, and they lurch uncertainly from one to the other.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 16, 2006
All too often emphasizes tired, unconvincing shtick at the expense of substance and genuine wit.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
June 29, 2006
The results are dubious, but ultimately, the litmus test for whether individual viewers will enjoy Only Human depends more than on their tolerance for shrill Meet The Parents-style discomfort comedy than on their views of Middle Eastern poli
Read More | Original Score: C+
July 7, 2006
The more I write about this film, the more ridiculous it sounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
June 9, 2006
Well-meaning but forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 9, 2006
not very funny and mildly antisemitic
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 6, 2006
Although it has its undeniably funny moments, the film sacrifices its credibility in its strained attempts to achieve a level of screwball comedy that requires a level of wit and pacing, not to mention some credibility, that is not reached here.
July 11, 2006
Amiable, and occasionally even insightful, but also sometimes just silly and at others a trifle tasteless...a mixed bag that, unhappily, doesn't deliver quite enough.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
August 11, 2006
The only lesson it has to impart is that a gifted, charismatic cast can elevate the most tired material into something closer to mediocrity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 25, 2006
Only Human (Seres Queridos), generally speaking, doesn't work.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
Top Critic
February 9, 2006
For all its boisterous chutzpah, there is little charm in this.
October 6, 2006
... well-intentioned and charming, a deliberately downsized film that despite its high concept finds humor in the domestic more often than the political.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 83/100
September 17, 2007
More than just a spotlight on wacky family members and screwball situations ... a simple statement about some absurd perspectives on the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 6, 2006
Winningly human, and wonderfully funny.
August 10, 2006
The secret to Only Human's appeal is that the silliness is performed matter of factly, so it becomes a new, cracked definition of normal.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
June 16, 2007
A rare, optimistic ray of hope about the prospects of Jewish-Muslim relations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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