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A Price Above Rubies Reviews

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Tracy Moore
Common Sense Media
September 30, 2014
Intense drama about Orthodox Jews has mature themes, sex.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jordan Hiller
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
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
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.
Susan Granger
December 18, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Cole Smithey
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
January 28, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Daniel M. Kimmel
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
December 7, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
Dragan Antulov
March 25, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
March 4, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Brandon Judell
Critics Inc./America Online
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
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
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.
Hannah Brown
Jerusalem Post
May 11, 2001
A Price Above Rubies is perhaps most notable for the sentimental pitfalls it manages to avoid.
James Sanford
January 1, 2000
Renee Zellweger, previously best known as the sweet mom from 'Jerry Maguire,' delivers a quietly stunning performance in the lead.
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
James Brundage
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Maria Garcia
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
Yakin cleverly introduces elements of magic realism in an otherwise starkly real, modern allegory.
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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Christopher Lloyd
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
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
Emanuel Levy
June 26, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
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