• Released
  • March 1, 2013
  • (Limited LA)
  • NR , 1 hr 28 min
  • Drama
  • 3 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: When the mother of his two-year-old son Isaac suddenly passes away, struggling actor Mark is forced to grapple with his ability to grow up.

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88

Chicago Sun-Times

This is Webber's flawed but treasured document of his son, an attempt to share a portrait of their developing relationship, and — later on...
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80

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
An exceptionally intimate, human-scaled picture. It's also quite a special piece of work.
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75

The Playlist

By James Rocchi
The End of Love is hardly a work of revelation. At the same time, it's surprisingly well-executed, nicely performed and manages to combine...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
Webber’s key influence appears to be ultra-naturalistic contemporary European cinema, most specifically French, and The End of Love hits...
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67

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
There are powerful ingredients here, certainly enough to create a deeply felt work, but The End of Love lacks the additional layers of...
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60

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
It’s a kind of self-portrait made out of quotidian meals, naps and scattershot car-seat conversations, and though the loss that underlies...
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60

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There is plenty of evidence that Webber has something significant to say, and the gifts with which to express himself. Once he’s ready to...
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50

Film.com

By William Goss
A mostly mundane single-father drama.
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50

New York Observer

By Rex Reed
There are some lovely and moving things here, but over the long haul it’s more like watching an hour and a half of someone’s weekend trip...
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50

Variety

By Rob Nelson
Oddly overstuffed with cameos by bigscreen actors playing tongue-in-cheek versions of themselves, Webber's Los Angeles-set, microbudget...
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Rated NR
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