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We Don't Live Here Anymore Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 29, 2010
Movie about adultery for adults only.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press
May 15, 2007
Summons the exposed anatomy of adultery out of its awkward secrecy, casting an intriguing light that gently and intelligently intimates why infidelity can self-destruct one marriage, and repair another.
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Harry Guerin
RTÉ (Ireland)
July 15, 2005
For anyone who finds films about affairs boring, We Don't Live Here Anymorecould feel like being stuck in a bad marriage - for all the wrong reasons.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
June 5, 2005
(...) Infrecuente en su incisiva exploración de conflictos humanos.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
January 29, 2005
... feels like one of the saddest songs you're ever heard.
| Original Score: A-
Derek Smith
Apollo Guide
January 20, 2005
A modest film that is surprisingly effective in its directness and fascinating for its complex portrayals of marital distress in action.
| Original Score: 85/100
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
December 13, 2004
Like the movie's title, there doesn't appear to be anybody home in this picture.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Alan Dale
Blogcritics.org
November 19, 2004
[Y]our expectations of climax, resolution, consolation fall away and you're quite simply present in every detail of every moment.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
November 8, 2004
So packed with serious themes that it's almost unbearable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
November 6, 2004
Keenly observed and laced with humor, Larry Gross' narrative has the kind of emotional power that derives from accumulation of detail and realistic dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Glenn Kenny
Premiere Magazine
November 2, 2004
Dubus, anticipating the dreaded Raymond Carver, is only concerned with the interiority of the characters. It's solipsism once removed; and in this film, it's that times four.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Scott Andrews
FilmFocus
October 24, 2004
Occasionally difficult to watch, but always gripping, and full of hard, painful truths, this is adult film making at its very best.
Full Review | Original Score: 85/100
Michael Ferraro
Film Threat
October 20, 2004
Great performances and candid dialogue don't make up all the essence of a great film. The actual story itself is where the film falls flat.
| Original Score: 3/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
October 19, 2004
They never lived anywhere: the protagonists of this drama of marital stalemate embody a widespread social institution without ever reminding us of Earth as we know it.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Steve Schneider
Orlando Weekly
October 1, 2004
Portrays domestic discord with a squirmy accuracy that's a workable substitute for conceptual freshness.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
October 1, 2004
We Don't Live Here Anymore is, you might say, a movie for adults who are, perhaps, a smidge too impressed with being adults.
| Original Score: 3/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
September 24, 2004
held together by the remarkably vivid and varied performances of Ruffalo, Dern, Watts and Krause, each of whom gets his or her share of juicy moments and sharp dialogue.
Tony Medley
tonymedley.com
September 19, 2004
If one line can sum up a story, it's when Edith tells Jack, "Even adultery has a morality to it."...this is a good, tight script telling an involving story
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
September 18, 2004
Nothing more than a series of scenes set in darkened rooms in which grownups argue with and lie to each other. It is a Lifetime movie, only with a better cast.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
September 16, 2004
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? gets in bed with Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice....The moody, muted finale doesn't leave the characters, it simply abandons them.
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