Photograph

Critics Consensus

Photograph enriches the familiar arc of its love story by refreshingly refracting its characters' budding bond through a sociocultural prism.

78%

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Total Count: 60

65%

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User Ratings: 34
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Two lives intersect in Mumbai and go along together. A struggling street photographer, pressured to marry by his grandmother, convinces a shy stranger to pose as his fiancée. The pair develops a connection that transforms them in ways that they could not expect.

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Critic Reviews for Photograph

All Critics (60) | Top Critics (14)

  • Like Polaroids and introverted people, Photograph takes its time developing.

    May 30, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • This too-languidly-paced film lacks the emotional payoff of The Lunchbox, and rising newcomer Malhotra is not yet in Siddiqui's league.

    May 29, 2019 | Full Review…
  • "Photograph" has a ways to go to sell its central love story. But Batra's touch is so tender that "Photograph" builds a sweetness that overcompensates for its shortcomings.

    May 24, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…
  • There's a good deal of heart, art, sympathy, and substance here, which is why's it's all the more frustrating that "Photograph" fails to develop.

    May 24, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

    Ty Burr

    Boston Globe
    Top Critic
  • It may be that the stories in movies are all the same. But it can be lovely when a movie like this one finds a different way to tell them.

    May 17, 2019 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • It's a movie that takes its own sweet time getting to a conclusion that will surprise no one, but it has a stillness, an evocativeness, that expresses far more than its rather paltry plot.

    May 16, 2019 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

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