Return to Montauk Reviews

November 1, 2017
It's main story-line is a mess, too intellectual to tug at the heart strings and too wordy to accurately capture emotion.
October 13, 2017
Sadly this Colm Tibn-assisted effort has none of the warmth of his best work.
September 28, 2017
... Return to Montauk is utterly absorbing.
August 7, 2017
Volker Schlndorff becomes romantic in a small, but sincere film. [Full review in Spanish]
July 20, 2017
Road to Montauk is warm, soulful but overly familiar; however the universal urge to consider how the past shapes the future anchors this softly filmed account of middle-aged yearning with much-needed sincerity.
February 20, 2017
There is also little palpable chemistry between Skarsgard and either of his love interests - making it a challenge to invest in either storyline - which is completely the opposite to Brooklyn, where we couldn't decide which we wanted more.
February 17, 2017
Wolff cuts a fascinating if frustrating figure, and you wish the film would spend a bit more time teasing out who she is, how she lives, and what she sees in a bore like Max.
February 15, 2017
[An] emotionally inert drama about an author trying to reanimate the past.
February 15, 2017
Nothing really rings true in Return to Montauk until the pain breaks through and the tears start to flow. Perhaps that's the point.
February 15, 2017
What energy the picture had in New York's literary world dissipates as the film turns into the kind of conversation which is only really interesting for the two people it concerns.
February 15, 2017
"Return to Montauk" is Volker Schlndorff's tasteful, high-minded Euro-literate version of a Lifetime Movie - and I mean that (mostly) as a compliment.