The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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The characters are very brittle and very difficult to sympathise with in many ways and so it presents the actors with tremendous challenges. But I think that they've overcome those challenges really very well indeed and there is some marvellous acting.
I'm not sure that the depths of the novel have been plumbed in the film... But it is time that an attempt was made on Patrick White and the array of talent in and around this film makes this a grand effort