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A Silent Love Reviews

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Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
February 17, 2005
Director Federico Hidalgo moves the film at a thoughtful pace and refuses to impose a tidy prefabricated conclusion on his story of marriage and misunderstanding.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Los Angeles Times
November 18, 2004
Its charms sneak up on you because of the nuanced performances of Burton, Bauche and particularly Salazar as their characters discover that what people think they want and what ultimately makes them happy aren't necessarily the same thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Scott Foundas
November 17, 2004
They're vibrant individuals with minds of their own, which is another way of saying that they only occasionally obey the dictates of Hollywood romantic-comedy convention.
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
November 16, 2004
[An] intelligent, understated, humanistic film.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
October 29, 2004
This story of a shy Canadian professor who weds a younger Mexican woman he has met online is not content to be a feel-good intercultural idyll.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
October 29, 2004
A Silent Love manages to entertain while saying something about loneliness and culture shock.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
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Robert Dominguez
New York Daily News
October 29, 2004
A gentle character study that puts a fresh spin on mother-in-law trouble.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice
October 26, 2004
It maintains a refreshingly unsentimental trajectory.
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
September 24, 2004
The potential for a rebound love, and for disaster if it all falls down, keeps the movie quietly burning.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
September 24, 2004
Steers clear of the emotionally obvious; it's a film that's funny without laughter and sad without tears.
| Original Score: 3/4