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The First Beautiful Thing (La prima cosa bella) Reviews

August 25, 2011
Virzi approaches mawkishness but he never crosses the line.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
June 9, 2011
"The First Beautiful Thing'' is shameless, and, damn it, I cried anyway.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 20, 2011
Occasionally affecting but unremarkable.
April 20, 2011
Virzi has hit his stride in this polished but delicate comedy-drama.
April 20, 2011
It's filled with its own artfulness and warmth.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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April 15, 2011
Virsi sharpens the sentimentality of the emotional setup to a nicely serrated edge.
April 15, 2011
It's sappy and predictable -- fun to watch, perhaps, but instantly forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 14, 2011
Comedy and poignancy weave together in Mr. Virzý's hands, but the maudlin meter only occasionally goes into the red zone.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 12, 2011
Virzý's delicate touch and the cast's uniformly captivating performances make that reckoning a lovely, charmingly melancholy thing to watch.