Down in the Valley Synopsis
A girl (Evan Rachel Wood) falls under the spell of a charismatic stranger (Edward Norton).
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Down in the Valley is a wild thing that sticks with you long after it's over. You know, a real movie.
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88

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Driven by Edward Norton's and Evan Rachel Wood's riveting performances, writer-director David Jacobson's tense drama samples bits of...
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Premiere

By Glenn Kenny
The movie belongs to Wood, who creates a unique portrait of a girl hesitating at the threshold of womanhood; she's smarter, more attuned,...
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Allison Benedikt
Jacobson, whose earlier film is a docudrama about Jeffrey Dahmer, is clearly fascinated with men who would be monsters. It's a ripe and...
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
As it progresses, the film takes us to another borderland, that between reality and delusion. This is where Harlan's mind freely gallops.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The performances are deep and rich -- Wood is coming to seem like a smarter Chloe Sevigny, Rory looks to be the Culkin with talent, and...
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Edward Norton serves as lead actor and producer, but even his star power won't help this misfire reach a wide domestic audience.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
In the end, it's really just a thriller, slower than most, with pockets of dead time but with a few extra flourishes, too, thanks to Norton.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
As long as Norton plays Harlan as a modern-day Joe Buck, a kind of four-in-the-afternoon cowboy, we're drawn by his waltz of innocence and...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The movie turns into something strange and annoying, an attempted blend of a suburban thriller with an Old West shoot-'em-up.
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Rated R | For violence, sexual content, language and drug use