Jimmy P. Synopsis
In late 1940s Kansas, a troubled Native American war vet (Benicio Del Toro) undergoes psychotherapy.
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RogerEbert.com

By Matt Zoller Seitz
The movie offers the most psychologically complex screen portrait of a Native American character in at least twenty years, probably more.
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80

Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
Del Toro and Amalric’s concentrated performances — the former resigned and shell-shocked, the latter agitated and servile — have an...
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80

Village Voice

By Aaron Hillis
Amalric's impish dexterity and Del Toro's mild catatonia make for a memorable mismatch, but Jimmy P.'s profound slow burn might be too...
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75

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
And if the narrative does drag in places, Amalric and Del Toro could hardly be better; the contrast between their styles fits ideally the...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Deborah Young
The whole project is saved largely thanks to the subtext of ethnic discrimination that runs through the film, and two riveting central...
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70

Variety

By Scott Foundas
Jimmy P. is never better than when its two leads share the screen, a relationship all the more resonant and moving for Desplechin’s refusal...
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63

Slant Magazine

By Jesse Cataldo
Too often Jimmy P. seems to struggle in making its interesting ideas apparent, leaving them stranded beneath the dry surface of an...
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60

The Dissolve

By Scott Tobias
There’s a sense with Jimmy P. that Desplechin and his co-screenwriters, Julie Peyr and film critic Kent Jones, are doing everything they...
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60

Time Out London

Desplechin’s film is a modest but very passable affair.
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50

The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
The problem is that the movie becomes more focused on diagnosis than character, and so what eventually unfolds is a meandering picture that...
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Benico and Mathieu are wonderful!!!

By kidwicked16
I would like to Preface this review by saying that I am a huge Benico Del Toro fan. His portrayal of a native american man suffering from Psychic Tamra is amazing!!! But what really struck me was...