Lullaby Synopsis
Estranged from his family, Jonathan (Hedlund) discovers his father has decided to take himself off life support in forty-eight hours’ time and must reconcile with him.
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The Playlist

By Nikola Grozdanovic
While the performances are the key to the success of Lullaby, it is Levitas’ heartfelt and personal story (his inspiration for writing it...
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63

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
Despite the work of a first-rate cast, it doesn’t feel real to me.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
This terminal illness tale rises above the form, mainly thanks to a stellar cast and a refusal to drift into maudlin, a film that saves its...
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50

New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Writer/director Andrew Levitas needlessly pads this captivating theme with over-used tropes.
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50

Slant Magazine

By Nick Prigge
Garrett Hedlund's performance throbs with an anguish that's far more honest than the sentimental euthanasia subplot at the center of the...
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Leah Greenblatt
A raft of fine actors – including Amy Adams, Richard Jenkins, and Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown Findlay – are wasted in a sour, callow...
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40

Los Angeles Times

By Betsy Sharkey
Everything unfolds at a glacial place, with so many emotional beats overplayed that the experience is more wearing than moving.
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40

New York Daily News

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Sadly, Jennifer Hudson and Terrence Howard are wasted in tiny parts, as is Amy Adams as the lost love of the sulky rocker.
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40

Variety

Much of the early action, with Jonathan telling off his father, feels awkwardly staged, even tortured, a quality exacerbated by Levitas’...
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10

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Rarely has the terminal seemed as interminable as it does in Lullaby.
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Emotional!

By Sulli9
This was such a touching movie to watch. So much happens in the course of 24 hours and all of it is dramatic. I thoroughly enjoyed it, and recommend taking some tissues....

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Rated R | For language and brief drug use