Mondays in the Sun Synopsis
Three unemployed men (Javier Bardem, Luis Tosar, Jose Angel Egido) wander aimlessly and drink.
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Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
There's a dignity to Mondays in the Sun that manages to keep the film buoyant, helping to keep all the despair at bay.
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88

Premiere

By Peter Debruge
Bardem plays the part with all the pent-up animal rage of a young Robert De Niro.
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83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
The performances are relaxed. The open-ended, vignette-like structure of the filmmaking sometimes imitates the movement of weary, life-worn...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Loach makes a working metaphor of the old ant-and-grasshopper story, but the film's images are what echo the loudest.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
By turns wry, rueful and explosively funny.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The story's rambling, meandering style is just right for the melancholy subject being explored, and all the acting is excellent.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
A quintessentially European, methodically paced and intelligent slice of life.
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75

Chicago Tribune

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The tired and washed-out Spanish town is a fitting backdrop for these men - a place where life moves on around them at an uninspiring pace.
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though buoyed by excellent, unflinching performances, this melancholy drama reflects the dismally monotonous lives of its subjects just a...
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Midway, Mondays in the Sun becomes as dull as a day with nothing to do.
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Rated R | For Language