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Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

February 10, 2012 (Limited)

Director :

Liza Johnson

Starring :

Linda Cardellini, John Slattery, Michael Shannon, Talia Balsam, Rutanya Alda, Louisa Krause, Emma Rayne Lyle, Paul Sparks, Rosie Benton, Bonnie Swencionis, James Murtaugh

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

“..you can add Liza Johnson's film "Return" to the list of movies that deserve to be seen..”
by Marshall Fine [Hollywood & Fine]
Review rate : C+

“..the low-key drama finds Cardellini's Kelli out of sync with the life that once fit her..”
by Sheri Linden [Los Angeles Times]
Review rate : B+

“..the big difference with Return is that this version of the story has Cardellini and Shannon..”
by Noel Murray [AV Club]
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“..it's a worthy subject, ploddingly explored in a film that is too modest for its own good..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
Review rate : B+

“..in Johnson's assured hands, the answer proves both enlightening and heartbreaking..”
by Fr. Chris Carpenter [Movie Dearest]
Review rate : C

“..impressive for what it leaves out..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
Review rate : C

“..gives a beautifully understated performance as a young Army vet back stateside in writer-director Liza Johnson's affecting, somber drama..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
“..firmly in the unassuming indie vein, Return treads lightly and leaves little imprint..”
by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]
Review rate : D+

“..coming at her material with an unassuming, detail-rich approach, Johnson plausibly, engagingly recasts the familiar..”
by Andrew Schenker [Slant Magazine]
Review rate : B

“..almost too underdramatized to seem like a piece of today's zoomy entertainment, but its anxieties-the bare cupboards..”
by Joshua Rothkopf [Time Out New York]

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