Junebug Synopsis
Madeline, an art dealer, meets her husband's family when they travel to rural North Carolina.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This low-key drama is a miracle of mood, atmosphere, and sensitivity.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
One happy surprise after another, even when the content is bittersweet or sad.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Amy Adams in a performance as deep as it is delightful, is the film's heart and also its flaky, wonderstruck soul.
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100

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Junebug is a great film because it is a true film. It humbles other films that claim to be about family secrets and eccentricities. It...
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88

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Happily, Morrison's actors grasp his intentions perfectly, shading their roles so well that we never quite get a handle on anyone. Each...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
Brilliantly detailed, richly painted portrait.
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88

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Junebug has the feel of a good short story or novella.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

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Not merely a sitcom of cultural clash. Screenwriter Angus Maclachlan has delicately etched a compelling portrait of a way of life whose...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

If there's any justice at all at next year's Academy Awards, we have our first can't-miss nominee for best supporting actress: Amy Adams.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A textbook case of filmmakers who can't make up their minds about their characters; it's a failure of nerve disguised as dramatic ambiguity.
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Rated R | For sexual content and language
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Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Odd, insightful movie best for mature teens+.
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