Reviews

Jan 25, 2022
Colman can make Leda simply driving a car seem dramatic, as the expression on her face quietly captures the emotional turmoil she tries so hard to contain. And Gyllenhaal can turn an image of rotting fruit into a jump-scare.
Jan 24, 2022
Overall a stirring screen adaptation with superb performance.
Jan 23, 2022
A psychological drama that deals with motherhood, depression, and life choices.
Jan 22, 2022
Even if it has the ability to frustrate, it's an accomplished film, which has the courage to assert - against the grain of traditional Hollywood movies - that motherhood may not be for every woman.
Jan 21, 2022
...offers quite a lot worth discovering, a thoughtful (and sometimes devastating) inquiry into a woman's desires, ambitions, doubts and regrets.
Jan 21, 2022
Gyllenhaal's portrait of an anti-holiday filled with minor annoyances mirrors the intimate, self-conscious and at times unsettling nature of Ferrante's novel.
Jan 21, 2022
The character Leda calls to mind is The Wolf of Wall Street's Jordan Belfort.
Jan 20, 2022
Gyllenhaal has a promising debut as a director as we can easily see the kinds of stories and characters she wants to tackle.
Jan 20, 2022
The film is a harsh illumination of a woman's life, a story about remorse whose evocation of an almost cosmic sense of fate and providence might make some viewers catch their breath with a surprised shock of recognition.
Jan 20, 2022
No likable characters exist in this dull, feel-bad film of the decade.
Jan 19, 2022
Well acted and directed but it is a depressing movie overall.
Jan 19, 2022
Colman is quietly impressive in a nuance-rich portrait...Yet, the film's pace does wilt and the wavering story doesn't totally pay off, leaving us with a decidedly "meh" finale. Gyllenhaal keeps things on simmer when she could have turned up the heat.
Jan 18, 2022
When mothers, fathers, husbands, and wives ditch commitments in search of the true self, it's a move that fails to satisfy. It's an escape but not a solution.
Jan 18, 2022
The potential misery of parenting
Jan 17, 2022
It is possible to admire a film like The Lost Daughter - the meticulous vision, the earnest performances, the profound themes - and not like it very much.
Jan 16, 2022
achieves little more than tedium because it is anchored to such an impenetrable, disagreeable character whose every action is little more than a meandering dead end
Jan 15, 2022
In her feature debut, Gyllenhaal slowly paints an emotional yet intimate portrait that questions the rigidly established structures of motherhood, with fairly organic performances by Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley. [Full review in Spanish]
Jan 15, 2022
The Lost Daughter conveys, in a way films rarely do, the intimacy, the intensity, the immensity of caring for small children, of being their whole world.
Jan 15, 2022
Colman is one of the very best actors now working. By the end, she makes you understand this complicated character.
Jan 15, 2022
A picture that is both simpler and more profound than you imagined.