Breathe In Synopsis
A foreign-exchange student (Felicity Jones) causes a stir among a couple and their teenage daughter.
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The Playlist

By Rodrigo Perez
Intimate, expressive, agonizing and beautifully rendered.
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80

Variety

By Peter Debruge
While the plot — too low-key to be called a thriller — points toward obvious extramarital cliches, delicate changes in the overall mood...
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80

Time Out New York

Swinging it to compelling are irresistible performances from Felicity Jones and Guy Pearce.
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80

The Guardian

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The story of the ingenue who enters the fold and awakens deep feelings is nothing new, but Doremus makes it all utterly captivating. He...
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75

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Top performances by Guy Pearce and Felicity Jones, though, make the film emotionally rich.
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75

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
The May-December romance is an overworked genre, but steady hands guide this one with intelligence to a sad but satisfactory conclusion.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
Buoyed by some nicely nuanced performances (especially by Pearce and Amy Ryan as his dream-dashing wife), Breathe In never quite rises above...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
Director Drake Doremus confirms his knack for pinpointing subtle emotional tremors on fragile personal landscapes, even if some too-easy...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bruce Ingram
Breathe In is all simmer, no boil, despite an abrupt, overwrought, agonizing emotional climax that’s too much, too late.
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30

Village Voice

By Sherilyn Connelly
Drake Doremus's Breathe In is a star-crossed romance where your enjoyment level will depend on your tolerance for what feels an awful lot...
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Rated R | For Some Language