75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Sigourney Weaver and Alan Rickman imbue screenwriter Angela Pell's characters with a quiet authenticity that's surprisingly moving.
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75

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Most noteworthy for the performance of Sigourney Weaver as Linda, an autistic woman.
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70

Film Threat

Rickman and Weaver sell it, and the utterly heart wrenching finale is the big pay off, and the experience is worth it.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Carina Chocano
Modest but well wrought and witty, Snow Cake is full of unexpected moments and clever observations.
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70

Village Voice

Does sidle up to the brink of mawkishness, but it pulls back so nicely into Weaver's rich, hard-headed evocation of Linda's limitations.
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
In the end, Weaver provides a moving and sensitive portrait of one person out of an estimated 400,000 in America with this mental disorder we are just beginning to understand.
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Snow Cake is dazlious, too: overly forced, a shade too whimsical, but filling a void other words and other movies haven't the nerve or errant taste to confront.
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50

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Alan Rickman holds the film together.
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50

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The mental and physical landscape would do justice to an Atom Egoyan film, but in this film, the key dramatic moments feel as forced as they are predictable.
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
An awfully tidy, infernally sparkly study in skewed blessings, made manifest by Committed Acting from Sigourney Weaver.
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54 out of 100
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