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Saving Face Reviews

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March 9, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
December 17, 2010
Chinese-American mom and daughter reconnect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 3, 2007
Wu has abundant affection for her characters and a sharp eye for how they interact.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 1, 2007
Exudes the kind of warmth and intelligence that delivers to well-defined segments of the indie-oriented audience.
May 12, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 16, 2005
If that sounds supremely sitcomy, well, it is. But Wu and her cast elevate the proceedings.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 30, 2005
There's a wedding, a death and two love affairs in Saving Face, and they all come as a surprise
July 29, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 16, 2005
The sort of competent, intelligent and humane film that often signals the beginning of a major career.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 15, 2005
First-time writer-director Alice Wu has taken the usual romance formula and given it cultural pizzazz.
| Original Score: 3/4
July 14, 2005
Although fun while it lasts, it's just another cute story about family and acceptance that could have been a lot more convincing and heartfelt with just a little more depth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 14, 2005
Far from seeming weighed down by a need to satisfy various interest groups, "Face" is light-footed, at times cheeky and always true to its sharply-drawn cast of characters.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/4
July 13, 2005
It's a coming-out party for Krusiec, a bit player in Sweet Home Alabama who blossoms as a performer relaying emotion with deft touches and subtle yearning.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 8, 2005
...a Hollywood romantic comedy stripped of all the bombast and star turns.
Read More | Original Score: B
July 7, 2005
As a sweet comedy, it's enjoyable enough, as long as you don't expect it to carry the burden of an entire ethnic or sexual community on its shoulders.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 7, 2005
Equal parts adorable and unbelievable.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
July 6, 2005
The story is not unique, but Wu manages to give it enough charming humor to make it fresh and enjoyable.
Full Review | Original Score: B
July 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 5, 2005
... surprisingly fresh and charming overall.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 1, 2005
Goes beyond the obvious into something a lot more current and meaningful: the need to make your own love, even if society looks askance.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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