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Critic Consensus: Wildlife's portrait of a family in crisis is beautifully composed by director Paul Dano -- and brought brilliantly to life by a career-best performance from Carey Mulligan.
Critic Reviews for Wildlife
An accomplished, moving piece of filmmaking, one that cares about its characters and trusts its performers.
Dano aces the formal requirements that make a good film. But there's so much that is great in this debut, and not enough that feels original.
Did Dano pick up this uncommon fledgling restraint from one of the many first-rate filmmakers for whom he's acted?
The result is a careful, deliberate, slightly distanced treatment of stormy emotions - but it's appropriate, because the characters are often as not driven not to action but to inaction by their circumstances.
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