Sixty Six Reviews

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February 14, 2018
Throughout Sixty Six, Klahr unleashes a dazzling array of visual ideas, deftly combined with sounds, silence, or music and all in the service of what he calls the film's "pop associational mindscape."
November 18, 2011
November 17, 2011
September 7, 2011
August 8, 2009
Cleaves too closely to the pattern set out by more original films with similar subject matter. Its obvious distinctions of time and place come through in clever details, but these don't seem to serve Weiland's autobiography so much as situate it into a fa
November 14, 2008
A film that tries too hard and wastes a cast of skilled veterans and talented newcomers.
October 29, 2008
Offbeat, nostalgic, wonderful.
October 23, 2008
Since Mr. Weiland himself had grown up in a Jewish section of North London, he was able to include many details of his own childhood.
October 18, 2008
It's labeled a 'true-ish story', and the results are cheeky fun.
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
September 12, 2008
Sixty Six is also about accepting parents with all their frailties, coming to terms with the unfairness of life, and finding a way to switch the focus to the wonders we do have to celebrate.
August 29, 2008
The story line sounds plain and simple, but the movie is enlightened by Bernie's impassioned narration and by a gallery of small comic details.
August 29, 2008
Weiland has given us something we can cheer and feel good about.
August 22, 2008
[Director] Weiland pours so much heart into his autobiographically 'true-ish' story that accessibility is a nonissue.
August 22, 2008
...the sort of Jewish film that the whole family can enjoy without feeling they're fulfilling an obligation to see it.
August 19, 2008
...a charming coming-of-age period piece about the trials and tribulations one young boy must face in his quest to become a man.
Top Critic
August 15, 2008
Weiland's occasional heavy-handedness is more than redeemed by the lightness of his cast.
August 15, 2008
It does cast Helena Bonham Carter against type as a devoted mother and housewife, and, for soccer nuts, integrate pristine footage from the '66 Cup.
August 8, 2008
Eddie Marsan, Helena Bonham Carter, Stephen Rea and DR. WHO's Catherine Tate in a dramedy about a bar mitzvah vs. the World Cup in London
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