Solomon & Gaenor Synopsis
A Jew (Ioan Gruffudd) falls for an anti-Semite's sister (Nia Roberts) .
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A "Romeo and Juliet" tragedy of surprising power.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Nicely filmed and acted.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Told so simply and powerfully that it seems to carry echoes of earlier, timeless tales.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
With Solomon & Gaenor, it is hard to overlook the folly of the characters. Does it count as a tragedy when the characters get more or less...
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63

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
The film is in the key of "Romeo and Juliet," and it's a one-note tune.
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63

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
It takes us nowhere we haven't been before, except geographically.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By John Petrakis
Has a melodramatic glow.
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63

Miami Herald

By Curtis Morgan
Bogs down in a deep muck of inevitability.
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56

Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
Feels repetitive and impacted.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
Tepid tale of star-crossed lovers in 1910 Wales.
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