The Tomatometer rating – based on the published opinions of hundreds of film and television critics – is a trusted measurement of movie and TV programming quality for millions of moviegoers. It represents the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for a given film or television show.
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The Tomatometer is 60% or higher.
The Tomatometer is 59% or lower.
Movies and TV shows are Certified Fresh with a steady Tomatometer of 75% or higher after a set amount of reviews (80 for wide-release movies, 40 for limited-release movies, 20 for TV shows), including 5 reviews from Top Critics.
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It's well worth seeing the performance of young Morgana Davies as Simone, a child who becomes convinced that her late father speaks and listens to her through the comforting branches of the tree next to her house.
Combining simple family drama with hints of understated magical realism, the feature sees grief-stricken mum of four Charlotte Gainsbourg struggling to get her life back on track following her husband's sudden death.
This is an emotionally engaging drama with strong performances, particularly from the child actors, but it's also a good twenty minutes too long and doesn't quite get the tone right, which leads to the occasional unintentionally hilarious moment.