The Salt of Life Synopsis
Gianni (Gianni Di Gregorio) does his best to find an extracurricular love life.
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Movieline

By Stephanie Zacharek
On the surface, The Salt of Life may seem like a movie made just for old folks. The trick is that it really is about the youth that stays...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
The film is full of low-key but telling observations, mostly about Gianni's plight but also about modern life in general.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a movie about a man who is past his shelf life. Sooner or later, he'll end up sitting in front of that cafe with the other guys. He...
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70

NPR

By Mark Jenkins
The Salt of Life is easygoing and naturalistic, but clearly a work of imagination.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Natasha Senjanovic
In The Salt of Life, the actor-writer-director again plays his own alter ego, and gives us another deceptively small, vaguely...
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63

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
Overall, The Salt of Life has more bite but less charm than "Mid-August Lunch."
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The Salt of Life is about that moment in a man or woman's life when members of the opposite sex stop seeing them, and while the mood is...
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50

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

By Calvin Wilson
Episodically structured and lethargically paced, the new film attempts to convince us that there's something incredibly charming about an...
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40

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Unfortunately, he's retained his previous work's touristy mondo italiano! vibe, all whimsical tunes and postcard scenery, while piling on...
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38

Slant Magazine

By Bill Weber
A dry dream of postmenopausal-male sexual lethargy, this comedy's least musty ideas are among its worst.
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By Willow0407
I was so disappointed. Slow moving, disconnected story line....

The Salt Of Life

By Rudynewportpt
This is not for old or young. No matter what your age, if you have no interests, no passion, no real energy for the gift of life, no one will be interested in you. The point of life is to do...

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Rated NR