Sidewalls 2011

Sidewalls

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A woman (Pilar López de Ayala), who just went through a painful breakup, and a phobic web designer (Javier Drolas) live in the same neighborhood but suffer from urban loneliness.

Cast & Crew

Pilar López de Ayala
Mariana
Inés Efron
Ana
Adrián Navarro
Lucas
Romina Paula
Exnovia Martín
Gustavo Taretto
Screenwriter
Christoph Friedel
Executive Producer
Luis Miñarro
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Hernán Musaluppi
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Gabriel Chwojnik
Original Music
Leandro Martínez
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Rosario Suárez
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Pablo Mari
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Critic Reviews for Sidewalls

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (5) | Fresh (6) | Rotten (3)

  • With its themes of alienation in the Internet age and cutesy indie-ish trimmings, the film will feel familiar to anyone who's seen a bittersweet romantic comedy from Sundance.

    March 7, 2012 | Full Review…
  • It's hard to truly hate any movie whose ending revolves around a clever Where's Waldo? gag. It's also near impossible to take it seriously for that exact same reason.

    October 26, 2011 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

    David Fear

    Time Out
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  • Leandro Martinez's eye-pleasing cinematography complements Taretto's literate script, although the Hollywood ending is jarring.

    October 26, 2011 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…
  • Smart, wordy and sweetly sympathetic to lives lived online, "Sidewalls" coasts on Martín and Mariana's twin voice-overs, alternate musings on themselves and their city.

    October 25, 2011 | Rating: 3.5/5
  • A shrewd, intellectually playful rom-com that delivers the gooey goods...

    October 25, 2011 | Full Review…
  • Medianeras may test your tolerance for cuteness, but it's an enchanting modern day fairy-tale cut from the same cloth as 500 Days of Summer and Punch-Drunk Love.

    March 25, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sidewalls

  • Jan 12, 2015
    Its playful take on urban isolation and how internet and technology draw people apart is spot-on, with a bittersweet sense of humor that made me smile at its logical deductions, but it is only a shame that, in its insistence on being cute, the plot can be pretty clichéd and obvious.
    Carlos M Super Reviewer
  • Apr 18, 2014
    Very witty romantic comedy. I highly recommend it.
    Wildaly M Super Reviewer
  • Mar 29, 2012
    The movie brilliantly depicts the loneliness that I'm sure is shared and relate able to many single soul around the planet. Sometimes slow yet other time connected to the audience, Sidewalls dwells perfectly as the reflection of modern love and relationship that prevents the society of having 'love at the first sight' moment but perfectly situated at the time we are in. The ending will leaves you wondering and confused which makes it even better at the second viewing. *Edited again on August 2012 8/10.
    Mesh B Super Reviewer
  • Nov 11, 2011
    Perfect! "I'm convinced that separations, divorces, domestic violence, the excess of cable TVstations, the lack of communication, listlessness,apathy, depression, suicide, neuroses, panic attacks, obesity, tenseness, insecurity, hypochondria, stress and a sedentary lifestyle are attributable to architects and builders. I suffer from all of these illnesses except suicide."
    Rubia Super Reviewer

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