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Tenderness

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

December 11, 2009 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

John Polson

Starring :

Russell Crowe, Jon Foster, Sophie Traub, Laura Dern, Alicia Harding, Alexis Dziena, Tim Hopper, Michael Kelly, David Larosa, Jazmine Rodriguez, Jake M. Smith

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

1 of 5

“..you'll be gasping for some action..”
by Derek Adams [Time Out London]
“..there's no tension underpinning the mood..”
by Megan Lehmann [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 5

“..strangely lyrical, disturbing road movie..”
by Jim Schembri [The Age]
2 of 5

“..odd psychodrama..”
by Anthony Quinn [The Independent]
2 of 5

“..nothing in John Polson's effortfully bleak crime drama gets past sketchy..”
by Tim Robey [The Daily Telegraph]
“..Limpid, familiar, and exquisitely strange..”
by Peter Keough [Boston Phoenix]
2 of 5

“..just about watchable..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
“..a movie undone by its formulaic plot conventions..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
2.5 of 5
Reviewed by Sandra Hall [Sydney Morning Herald]
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]

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