63

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Stanford's script is painfully obvious, right down to the line of dialogue spelling out the title's significance.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
But the regularly overlooked Stahl burrows honestly into this unpleasant place, adding another worthy portrait to his indie gallery of interesting losers. He's still an actor worth keeping your eyes on. Assuming you can keep them open.
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50

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The movie seems terrified of true psychological complexity or perversity. It's less a family tragedy than a lousy country dirge.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A bummer.
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50

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Rick Groen
The whole picture plays like a pop-up book in a welfare agency.
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50

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Portentous and dull, the film features one of the worst over-the-top performances by Dennis Hopper, who plays an abusive father.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
A feeling of hopelessness pervades Sleepwalking.
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40

The Hollywood Reporter

Even if the movie takes you to some dark places you would rather not visit, at least you will remember the actors who navigate the tortured journey.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
A slow-moving family drama guaranteed to induce a nap if not somnambulism.
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0

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A soporific dud, which should have been tossed out of Sundance.
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40 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
Metascore® based on all critic reviews. Scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.