Saving Face Synopsis
A plastic surgeon returns to his native Pakistan to help women whose faces are scarred by acid.
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Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
An insightful, clear-headed look at relations within a Chinese-American family.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

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A juicy Chinese-American romance about preserving "face" at the sacrifice of your whole being. This Sony Pictures Classics release is a...
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Just plain fun. Don't miss it.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
An affable comedy (with some serious notes).
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A first film with a deft comedic touch and a trio of charming stars, Saving Face isn't deep - but it doesn't profess to be.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Nicely acted.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Younger viewers might be annoyed with Saving Face for not being more in-your-face progressive and edgy. Older audiences will be happy that...
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A worthy addition to what must take up a whole section of the video store - the heartwarming comedy that reaffirms the power of personal...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The writer-director, Alice Wu, fudges a lot of the basics -- I never believed the heroine was really a physician -- but the final, proudly...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Actually the problem with Saving Face as a romantic comedy is that its central romance is a drag.
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Rated R | For some sexuality and language