The Kind Words Reviews

January 12, 2018
Above all, The Kind Words explores the fragility of familial identity and relationships, but does little beyond showing that such fragility exists.
August 11, 2016
Finely characterized but sluggishly paced, the movie focuses on issues of fertility and generation, with an attendant air of self-absorption.
August 10, 2016
'The Kind Words' is worth some praise.
August 4, 2016
It's mostly engaging, even if the proceedings get a tad burdened with awkward tonal shifts and subplots.
July 28, 2016
The film ... doesn't always come together.
June 30, 2016
An emotionally rich, beautifully textured family dramedy that touches on a wealth of interpersonal issues with buoyancy, charm and grace. It's one of the best films so far this year.
June 23, 2016
The Israeli director Shemi Zarhin, who also wrote the screenplay, shuffles these modern problems into an enjoyably human mystery.
June 23, 2016
Zissman-Cohen's subtle features and the way they flood with repressed feeling make each moment a separate, fully formed shard in a disjointed mosaic of emotional truth.
June 22, 2016
A heart-affecting Israeli drama that emboldens us to embrace mystery when it comes into our lives.