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Rolling Family Reviews

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James Plath
Movie Metropolis
August 27, 2007
Proves that Americans don't hold the patent on familial dysfunction, but it's also a sincere personal essay about writer-director Trapero's Argentinean family.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Michael Esposito
Chicago Tribune
October 12, 2006
Despite some nice performances ... it never gets out of the predictable low gear.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Marta Barber
Miami Herald
September 29, 2006
The cast doesn't look like a troupe of actors; it could easily be taken for an ordinary family with plenty of physical and psychological bumps and bruises, but always loving.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Andrew O'Hehir
September 20, 2006
It's a profoundly rich and beautiful picture, in its unassuming way close to a masterpiece.
Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette
September 15, 2006
This is all about boredom, anger and sex, and what we get most is the first on the list.
| Original Score: 1.8/5
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
September 8, 2006
Director-writer Pablo Tapero keeps the proceedings low-key and realistic. He doesn't hit you over the head with his ideas, yet he manages to say a lot about human nature.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Noel Murray
AV Club
September 8, 2006
Trapero focuses on hazy morning sunrises and landscapes rushing by, and the way he frames the action in that tiny camper is like an extended, bravura stunt.
| Original Score: C
Edward Douglas
September 5, 2006
Getting released so close to Little Miss Sunshine can't be a coincidence.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Rob Nelson
Village Voice
September 5, 2006
The movie rarely if ever crosses the border between familiarity and surprise.
Patrick Peters
Empire Magazine
April 1, 2006
The cast is as spiritedly naturalistic as Guillermo Nieto's cinematography, but there's no sense of place (let alone insight), and for a road movie that's a fatal flaw.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Tom Dawson
December 6, 2005
Another low-budget gem from the New Argentine cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Leo Goldsmith
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
June 21, 2005
The film sets up a familiar dichotomy: traditional values, common sense, and a sense of nature, contrasted with urban sophistication, neurosis, and selfishness.
Rich Cline
Film Threat
February 7, 2005
Funny, telling and more than a little frightening
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Deborah Young
November 8, 2004
The film has humanity to burn, but its loose structure makes it hard to connect with the multiple characters.
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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
November 8, 2004
Filled with the kind of universal truths that know few language barriers.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
October 14, 2004
Not a movie of ideas but an emotional and tactile experience of economy-class travel.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
October 11, 2004
While the film is completely unpretentious and moves at a pleasant pace, it's also lightweight.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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