Frankie Reviews

  • Frankie
    • Genre : Drama
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    • Studio : Sony Pictures Classics
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  • the whole thing struck me as pleasant, nicely judged, and unremarkable, right up to a final shot so graceful and moving that it sent waves of poignancy backwards through the movie
    Review rate : B by A.A. Dowd [AV Club ]
  • Sachs' meandering, slow-to-develop & slower-to-finish family drama; the film somehow lacks the structural cogency necessary to support a compelling narrative, while also encompassing enough discernible plot conventions to reveal a screenwriter's meddling
    Review rate : C by Caroline Tsai [The Playlist ]
  • it is a heartfelt and modest work but an oddly languid one, a movie that asks the viewer to dig beneath the awkward, stilted topsoil of uneasy family reunion and find the tangled roots beneath
    Review rate : C+ by Rory O'Connor [The Film Stage ]
  • Isabelle Huppert and Marisa Tomei have marvelous chemistry on screen; And their pairing is something to genuinely marvel at
    Review rate : B by Gregory Ellwood [Collider ]
  • Ira Sachs' new movie, "Frankie", may the closest that anyone has come to making an American version of an Eric Rohmer film; made with immaculate craftsmanship; and in its placid way, wants to deliver a tug of revelation of what life is about
    by Owen Gleiberman [Variety ]
  • Ira Sachs' gorgeous and tender Portugal-set drama shows a side of Isabelle Huppert you've never seen before; Huppert has certainly given broader and more exciting performances, but none have ever felt quite this close
    Review rate : B by David Ehrlich [Indiewire ]
  • alongside the magnetic Isabelle Huppert in a role that draws with equal grace from her well of dry humor, flinty intelligence, diva hauteur and internalized sorrow, there are affecting moments to savor also from a solid ensemble cast
    by David Rooney [The Hollywood Reporter ]
  • a blank, uneasy, pointless, variably acted multinational production, inertly set in the picturesque Portuguese city of Sintra – which is shot handsomely enough but with no special flair; Sachs is such a talented film-maker, but this is a baffling misst
    1 of 5 by Peter Bradshaw [The Guardian ]

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