The Door in the Floor Synopsis
Author Ted Cole and his beautiful wife Marion. Their marriage has been strained by tragedy.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
One of those rare and complex dramas that you can enter, not simply watch.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Michael Rechtshaffen
The production is graced by bold performances, lyrical visuals and, most notably, Irving's own words, which have made the transition quite...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
You can't shut the door on this spellbinder. It gets into your head.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
A stunningly well-acted drama for grown-ups.
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Everything in the movie -- family demons, May-December sex, the lessons of writing -- ties together with pinpoint precision. That's a...
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USA Today

By Mike Clark
Jeff Bridges has enough demons in The Door in the Floor to jam a crowd scene, but the actor's sheer likability remains undiminished.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Williams handles the main line of the story, the war between Ted and Marion, clearly and strongly; you may not always hurt the one you...
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New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
That Williams occasionally comes close to the author's layered spirit is a tribute to his passion. But the film fails on a number of levels....
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A handsome-looking movie that's full of the muted greens, browns and grays of the tony Hamptons, director Williams' tale never quite finds...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Showcasing three individuals whose spiritual and physical journeys are both repellent and mundane, the film is just a long and pointless...
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