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Son of the Bride Reviews

July 20, 2002
It's fresh, funny, biting, fast-paced and reasonably perceptive about people and their problems.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 6, 2002
It's a wise and endearing little film.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
May 10, 2002
It would seem that wherever there are middle-class, midlife crises to be suffered, there are movies to be made about those crises, and they somehow all manage to transcend their local trappings in favour of a kind of borderless emotional banality.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 10, 2002
What starts off as a possible Argentine American Beauty reeks like a room stacked with pungent flowers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 26, 2002
Like any good romance, Son of the Bride, proves it's never too late to learn.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 26, 2002
Even the digressions are funny.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 15, 2002
Son of the Bride manages to be affectionate without drawing too deeply from a well of sugar and schmaltz.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 12, 2002
Jose Campanella delivers a loosely autobiographical story brushed with sentimentality but brimming with gentle humor, bittersweet pathos, and lyric moments that linger like snapshots of memory.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 11, 2002
This is a sweet film, one not without a certain emotional intelligence and fleeting bursts of wit and humor.
April 5, 2002
A pleasant and sometimes heartwarming two hours' diversion.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 29, 2002
Offers a quieter version of the midlife-crisis roller coaster.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 22, 2002
One of the best films of the year.
March 22, 2002
An entertaining quasi-critique of modern manners whose comedy arises out of its gravity -- and a winning performance by Ricardo Darin.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
March 22, 2002
Although a film of constant talk and little action, Son of the Bride maintains a brisk, buoyant pace and keeps us involved throughout its two-hour running time.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 22, 2002
It goes on for too long and bogs down in a surfeit of characters and unnecessary subplots.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
March 21, 2002
While it's not as fantastical as Amelie or as brutish as No Man's Land, it has something that neither of those movies have: a sort of measured everyday realism.
March 21, 2002
Has the feel of an unedited personal journal.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
March 19, 2002
The pivotal narrative point is so ripe the film can't help but go soft and stinky.