What They Had Reviews

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November 16, 2018
It's heartfelt, and generally thoughtful, but nonetheless awfully familiar. But that hardly matters when you have a cast like this.
November 9, 2018
An affecting drama propped up by unexpected and humanizing moments of comedy.
October 30, 2018
There's an inherent longing in Elizabeth Chomko's stunning feature debut, What They Had.
October 26, 2018
Blythe Danner does a remarkable job of conveying Ruth's irreversible path into total memory loss without turning her into a movie-of-the-week cliché.
October 26, 2018
You may feel as if you've seen this movie before: Ruth has Alzheimer's, her husband Burt is in denial and their grown children Nick and Bridget are at odds. But please, trust me, you haven't...
October 26, 2018
What sets the film apart is the literate and insightful script by Elizabeth Chomko, who also directs, and a cast of stellar performers.
July 1, 2019
What They Had displays beauty by caring for each character and not being frightened by its narrative core. [Full review in Spanish]
July 1, 2019
Elizabeth Chomko's film tackles family conflicts with nobility and sobriety. [Full review in Spanish]
June 27, 2019
The fine line that separates tragedy from comedy is skilfully drawn. [Full review in Spanish]
May 29, 2019
Here, the combination of Chomko's pitch perfect dialogue and perhaps Hilary Swank's best performance of her career creates one of the most personal, moving films of 2018.
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