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Sunlight Jr.

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Romance

Release Date :

November 15, 2013 (Limited)

Director :

Laurie Collyer

Starring :

Naomi Watts, Matt Dillon, Norman Reedus, William Haze, Tess Harper, Antoni Corone, Vivian Fleming-Alvarez, Michele Feren

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..writer/director Laurie Collyer ("Sherrybaby") has a keen eye for details: the nagging, insipid door chime whenever someone enters or exits Sunlight Jr...”
by Moira MacDonald [Seattle Times]
2 of 4

“..the realism is honorable, the acting is exemplary, and all do good work, but life among the unlucky and disenfranchised who exist without hope is not a subject that will put a glow in your heart or a smile on your face..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
2.5 of 4

“..Sunlight Jr. is what is often described as a slice-of-life drama, but this one is more of a tiny sliver, and it doesn't leave you with much to chew on..”
by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2 of 5

“..sadly, though, it falters under the weight of too much drama..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]
“..brought into sharp focus by intense lead performances from Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon..”
by Walter V. Addiego [San Francisco Chronicle]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Sara Stewart [New York Post]
2 of 5
Reviewed by David Fear [Time Out New York]
Reviewed by John Oursler [Village Voice]

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