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Wish You Were Here

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Psychological

Release Date :

June 07, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Kieran Darcy-Smith

Starring :

Joel Edgerton, Felicity Price, Teresa Palmer, Antony Starr, Nicholas Cassim, Otto Page, Isabelle Austin-Boyd, Tina Bursill

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

3 of 5

“..with greater faith in its material, the movie could have dispensed with its time jumps and saved the reveals for when they matter most..”
by Sam Adams [Time Out New York]
2 of 5

“..though much of the film is overcooked and overwrought, it's well-played, and writer-director Kieran Darcy-Smith keeps us guessing, and watching..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
“..the emotional authenticity of "Wish You Were Here" is rooted in its utter lack of interest in making anyone too sympathetic..”
by John Anderson [Variety]
2.5 of 5

“..because enough clues have been dropped, even that fact comes as no big surprise..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
“.."Wish You Were Here" goes to a dramatically gripping place of guilt and doubt; if only its grip had held just a bit tighter..”
by William Goss [Film.com]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Stephanie Merry [Washington Post]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
Reviewed by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]

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