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The Beaver

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Comedy

Release Date :

May 06, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Jodie Foster

Starring :

Mel Gibson, Jodie Foster, Anton Yelchin, Jennifer Lawrence, Zachary Booth, Riley Thomas Stewart, Paul Hodge, Cherry Jones, Jeff Corbett

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 4

“..the actor turns in a beautifully controlled performance here - funny when it needs to be..”
by Moira Macdonald [Seattle Times]
2 of 4

“..so unsure of how weird to find any of this that it dumps us into a different movie..”
by Wesley Morris [Boston Globe]
2.5 of 5

“..film's drastic shifts in tone, with uncomfortably comical scenes butting up against heartbreakingly sad sequences..”
by Sean O'Connell [Filmcritic.com]
“..complicated experience that leaves us feeling implicated in our own interest..”
by Mick LaSalle [San Francisco Chronicle]
“..a whimsical, poignant family drama..”
by Betsy Sharkey [LA Times]

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