Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Thanks to the wonderful performances from both Korzun and Considine, there isn't a forced or dishonest moment on-screen.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
A huge delight.
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Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
Maddin's movie is, frame for frame, the densest and most spectacular (albeit cardboard-cheap) film playing anywhere.
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Chicago Tribune

A film that celebrates simple human kindness. If the ending feels somewhat unsatisfying, it is perhaps because one hates to see this too-brief film end at all.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Moving and eerily beautiful.
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
A slice of life in the most profound sense.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A little gem.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Quiet, finely etched and beautifully acted by Dina Korzun and the wise-beyond-his-years Artiom Strelnikov.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I like the way Last Resort ends, how it concludes its emotional journey without pretending the underlying story is over. You walk out of the theater curiously touched.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Wesley Morris
A must-see.
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80 out of 100
Universal acclaim
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