The Sunlit Night

2019

The Sunlit Night

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Between New York City and the far north of Norway, an American painter and a Russian émigré find each other in the Arctic circle. Together under a sun that never sets, they discover a future and family that they didn't know they had.

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Critic Reviews for The Sunlit Night

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (4)

  • The Sunlit Night has a few too many forced moments and scripted relationship beats to feel genuine.

    Feb 5, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Even the most clearly emotional scenes are undone by the outlandish surroundings.

    Jan 28, 2019 | Rating: C | Full Review…

    Kate Erbland

    indieWire
    Top Critic
  • "The Sunlit Night"... resembles the second half of Alexander Payne's "Downsizing," which proved that a similarly end-of-the-earth locale doesn't make dull characters any more exotic or exciting.

    Jan 27, 2019 | Full Review…

    Peter Debruge

    Variety
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  • Slate gives her best to an underdeveloped role that was likely deeper in the novel by Rebecca Dinerstein, who makes her screenwriting debut with this adaptation.

    Jan 27, 2019 | Full Review…
  • It is as if The Sunlit Night aims to be unconventional merely for the sake of it. It has all of the dressings of a lovable indie, complete with the unusual setting and affable feel, but ultimately, it's structured in a way that fails to do it justice.

    Feb 8, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Don't bother trying to connect the dots because this movie is all over the place.

    Feb 6, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

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