• Released
  • April 4, 2003
  • R , 1 hr 40 min
  • Drama
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Solomon keeps the drama generally clear and interesting, though some touches make the film-noir plot seem too pretentious.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
A thoughtful, almost poetic, piece that puts forth the argument that redemption is not easily achieved.
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63

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A meditation on guilt, remorse and redemption -- is unrelentingly heavy.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
A film of almost paralyzing gravity and large ambitions that, almost inevitably, it can't quite meet.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
It's an intriguing movie, and Thornton's performance is both fascinating and maddening.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Freeman and Hunter are both overqualified for material this ponderous, but she plays along, while he appears to have made a minimal emotional investment in the oncoming avalanche of coincidences and cliches.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Where's the levity, you ask? There is none, or rather, there is none that Manuel can perceive.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Saddest, most hang-dog, most depressing movie possible.
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40

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
For all its seriousness, though, Levity struck me as pretentious and intractably lifeless.
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25

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A dreary film that's damn near torture to sit through.
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45 out of 100
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