Gloria Synopsis
Gloria is a "woman of a certain age" but still feels young.
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RogerEbert.com

By Susan Wloszczyna
There is that feeling you get inside when a movie suddenly starts to push your every button, creating an emotional connection that goes...
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100

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
Gloria is a work of maturity, depth and emotional insight. There’s not a single false note here.
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100

Variety

Pitch-perfect, terrifically written.
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91

The Playlist

By Jessica Kiang
Gloria is an endlessly watchable creation—a wonderful example of an actress melting into a role, and a co-writer/director with almost...
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88

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
If the movie’s about anything, it’s about the tension between what we owe our families and what we owe ourselves.
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88

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Joe Williams
Garcia’s performance, which won the best actress award at last year’s Berlin International Film Festival, is a marvel of self-effacing...
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Mary Houlihan
It is to Lelio’s credit that he steers clear of stereotypes and lets the story unfold organically without judgment or sentimentality. There...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Gloria, spare and keenly observed, plays like a short story - there is no sweeping narrative arc, no momentous triumph or calamity. But...
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87

Film.com

By Stephanie Zacharek
I recently heard someone describe Gloria as a midlife-crisis drama, which stunned me. In the most convenient terms, I guess that’s what it...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Chris Nashawaty
Both actors still manage to show something we rarely see on screen: the heartache and happiness that come with love late in life.
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Gloria

By scottyc123
Dissapointing to say the lease...a very messed up women and only herself to blame, and never seemed to get it together throughout the movie, and did not enjoy, the love sceans...not the most...

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By RegenF
The previews were totally deceiving with the clips shown out of order. So, one is lead to believe that she dumps the nit-wit early and then finds great joy in life. The movie is quite the opposite...

Pleasant surprise

By pachecopilar
The movie gets off to a 'slowish' start but then I found myself intrigued by the character's decisions and how she evolves into freeing herself and enjoying life....

Gloriaaaaaaa

By friscotjc
This is a great film about a beautiful woman by a foreign director. Gloria is wonderful to watch as she struggles with all the experiences which make her life and our lives rich or mundane, joyful or...

Can I have my money back?!!!

By natdelaf
Hard to believe this won anything anywhere...You have to wonder what it was up against. I was looking forward to it but unfortunately it was painfully dull......

Painful to sit through

By edballer138
The ridiculousness of this movie baffled me and my girlfriend beyond belief. We went into the movie expecting something so much more than what we got. It was depressing, frustrating, and extremely...

Gloria

By JudyBoz
Lulled into this movie by a few good reviews by critics and its having won awards, I have to say it was hard not to leave before it finished. It has to be one of the most boring movies I've seen in...

Gloria

By tschnei
A little to overwrought. This lead character was a little to over the top dumb. Her continual blunders got a little old after awhile....

It was realistic....

By OlderGuy7
I really enjoyed it....very real.......

Puke

By gisby
dont waste your time. After sitting thru this movie im still not sure what the story line was. ..... and what everyone else said. ... yuk....

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Rated R | For for sexual content, some graphic nudity, drug use and language