The Song of Sway Lake (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Song of Sway Lake (2018)

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A young man's plot to steal a valuable jazz record from his grandmother's lake house is derailed when his accomplice falls for the matriarch.

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Anna Shields
as Heather
Mary Beth Peil
as Charlie Sway
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All Critics (21) | Top Critics (7)

In short, it's a mess -- an often lovely, atmospheric throwback with some clear personal flourishes, but a mess nonetheless.

September 21, 2018 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

The problem is that there's not much of a story to be enfolded by this atmosphere - or at least nothing that's compelling.

September 21, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The attractiveness of the scenery, and a quiet, dignified performance by Ms. Peña in what could now be her last movie appearance, wind up being the main redeeming values here.

September 21, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

A clunky, lurching affair populated by barely sketched individuals who seem to be competing for a most-intolerable prize...

September 20, 2018 | Full Review…
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"The Song of Sway Lake" is full of good ideas that never quite coalesce into an actual movie.

September 20, 2018 | Full Review…

Filmmaker Gold might have been better off keeping a tight focus on the sparring interchanges between Ollie and his grandmother, for what they tell us about past and present.

September 20, 2018 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

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