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A Price Above Rubies Reviews

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September 30, 2014
Intense drama about Orthodox Jews has mature themes, sex.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 6, 2010
A Price Above Rubies isn't a particularly good movie, though Zellweger shines in a tough, gritty role that foreshadowed her more serious acting ambitions.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 26, 2009
Yakin's argument is presented with such blind rage and fury that his little film goes from sensitive and perceptive to sensational and scandal-mongering very quickly
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 26, 2006
Yakin dares to not only enter that neighborhood, but to find beauty and sadness in it, rather than something alien or foreign.
December 19, 2002
Thanks to Boaz (Fresh) Yorkin, we now have Bye, Bye, Hasid or better yet Escape from the Tefillin.
| Original Score: 4/5
March 2, 2002
Writer and director Boaz Yakin has fashioned a beguiling drama about the deep yearning we all have to express our heart's desire. The film's title is from Proverbs 31:10.
May 11, 2001
A Price Above Rubies is perhaps most notable for the sentimental pitfalls it manages to avoid.
January 1, 2000
With its coldly antiseptic tone, the movie seems more interested in preaching awkwardly to the audience that inviting it in.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
A Price Above Rubies would have more impact if filmmaker Boaz Yakin didn't allow its energy level to sag in several scenes, and if he avoided some lapses into Hollywood-style sensationalism.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
January 1, 2000
Yakin cleverly introduces elements of magic realism in an otherwise starkly real, modern allegory.
January 1, 2000
Just about everything in writer-director Boaz Yakin's film rings false.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 1, 2000
Renee Zellweger, previously best known as the sweet mom from 'Jerry Maguire,' delivers a quietly stunning performance in the lead.
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
December 18, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
June 26, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
January 28, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
December 7, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
March 25, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
October 17, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
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