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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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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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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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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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Writer/director Andrew Levitas needlessly pads this captivating theme with over-used tropes.
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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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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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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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New York Daily News

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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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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Village Voice

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


By annamjmoore
Not Garrett Hedlund's best movie....


By faylyons
It is rate that we get to see something so moving and profound. Thank you to the producers for bringing us one families journey to say goodbye to their father and husband with the greatest of dignity...

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Rated R | For language and brief drug use