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The Playroom

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

February 08, 2013 (Limited)

Director :

Julia Dyer

Starring :

Molly Parker, John Hawkes, Olivia Harris, Cody Linley, Jonathan Brooks, Lydia Mackay, Jonathon McClendon, Alexandra Doke

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..unlike the dysfunctional one depicted onscreen, this family unit works together perfectly..”
by Frank Scheck [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : C-

“..The Playroom feels like an excuse to explore this retro house from a child's point of view-which is perfectly okay, provided no one breaks the spell by talking..”
by Noel Murray [A.V. Club]
2 of 4

“..lacking much in the way of character depth, the film attempts to fill the gap with melodrama..”
by Tomas Hachard [Slant Magazine]
“..a funny, sad, and ultimately redemptive story of a single evening in the lives of four brilliant children neglected by self-absorbed parents..”
by Chris Packham [Village Voice]
Reviewed by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
Reviewed by Scott Tobias [NPR]

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