Then She Found Me Reviews

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November 17, 2011
May 13, 2009
October 24, 2008
October 18, 2008
October 18, 2008
Unexpectedly sharp, light and appealing; a testament to Hunt's skills behind the camera.
September 19, 2008
Everyone acts decently and you have to praise Hunt for her tenacity. But this suffers from some fairly dire cinematography and a manufactured air that prevents the watcher connecting to the whole thing.
September 19, 2008
It's not the only misstep in Oscar-winning actress Helen Hunt's first film as director, which is a shame because she does a lot of things right.
September 19, 2008
The tut-tuttingly dull script refuses to supply a single happy line until Hunt squares up to the sudden arrival of Bette Midler.
September 19, 2008
Hunt's film does soften the heart, not least because of its honesty and its sensitivity to some unfashionable dilemmas.
July 16, 2008
From the looks of things, the actors were simply let loose as themselves.
June 7, 2008
The overt stylistic flourishes are so few that they have a special impact, particularly the moment when the camera slowly tracks towards April after she receives a piece of devastating news.
May 16, 2008
Suffers from, if anything, a lack of pure confidence in the story, the actors or the audience.
May 9, 2008
Hunt draws some good performances from the cast and wisely chose a low-key personal story for her directorial debut.
May 9, 2008
A few plot turns too many undermine Helen Hunt's Then She Found Me, and that's too bad, because Hunt shows some nice touches here both in front of and behind the camera.
May 5, 2008
It's the kind of film that practically invites you to forget about it two days after you've seen it.
May 2, 2008
Hunt has what it takes to direct; you can see it here, in small doses. In an arena filled largely with men, it will be interesting to see what she does next.
May 2, 2008
Overall Then She Found Me, though earnest and clearly heartfelt, just feels tired; like Hunt's sad-eyed April, it lacks spark.
May 2, 2008
Where it really matters -- working with actors -- veteran filmmakers could learn from Hunt.
May 2, 2008
This adaptation of an Elinor Lipman novel is Hunt's feature directing debut, and under the circumstances she might have been wiser to give the lead role to someone else.
May 2, 2008
What ought to be a bittersweet movie about a woman's momentary unraveling feels like a workout class: Cardio melodrama.
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