• Released
  • September 7, 2012
  • (NY, LA)
  • R , 1 hr 35 min
  • Comedy Drama
    Slice of Life
  • 11 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: 'Hello' follows a recent divorcee who seeks refuge in her parent's suburban home.

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88

New York Post

There are some catches, including a breathy-voiced indie-rock soundtrack so bad you wonder if it's contributing to Amy's malaise. But...
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Working from a script by his wife, Sarah Koskoff, "High Fidelity" actor-turned-director Todd Louiso shapes the movie to Lynskey's rhythms.
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75

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
At once an intriguing character study and a refreshingly offbeat romance.
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75

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
Thanks to Melanie Lynskey's performance, the movie feels like a believably worked-out, sympathetically presented study in thirtysomething...
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75

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The movie's sharp-tongued and softhearted, a Sundance kind of film that mostly sidesteps generic Sundanceyness.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
While it's too hastily and neatly resolved, Hello I Must Be Going is a funny, well-written, involving and emotionally honest tale.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I can imagine a broader comedy in which the situation might work. Remember Mrs. Robinson or Stifler's mom? But here there's a fugitive...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Writer Sarah Koskoff's nuanced script and director Todd Louiso's ("Love, Liza") delicate tone follow indie terrain, but go the right way.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

The mind-numbingly predictable, but admittedly watchable Hello I Must Be Going needed less whine and more surprise.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Todd McCarthy
A credibly drawn central character is trapped inside a half-cooked dramatic stew in Hello I Must Be Going.
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Rated R | For Language and Sexual Content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Unlikely post-divorce romance anchors mature dramedy.
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