Trust (1991) Synopsis
When high school dropout Maria Coughlin announces her pregnancy to her parents, her father drops dead on the floor...
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Boston Globe

By Joan Anderman
Hartley's spare dialogue cuts right to the characters' psyches; his terse, laconic style accentuates the everyday horror. [20 Sept 1991]
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Within its small, darkly funny range, Trust is an exceptional film that stays alert to the mysteries of love.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

Hartley manages to spin grim-sounding material into an uplifting - and funny - story dealing with love, responsibility, the dynamics of...
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75

TV Guide

By Ethan Alter
Trust is stylishly photographed and crammed with quirky, offbeat incidents and dialogue.
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Julie Salamon
It's a little precious and a little boring, but he has brought out an interesting performance from Adrienne Shelly, who convincingly pulls...
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Dave Kehr
Trust seems ultimately a matter of touches-some cute, some surprising, some even fairly expressive, but none more than superficial. [16 Aug...
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50

USA Today

By Mike Clark
Drollness on screen can sometimes be had cheaply, but a perfect cast is tougher to bankroll. Hal Hartley's new comedy has both - enough to...
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Hal Hartley is on his way to creating a distinctive film world, and although Trust is not a successful film, you can see his vision at...
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50

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Trust, the cult-movie view turns precious and smug.
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25

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Trust never lives up to its snappy opening. Everything is tongue-in-cheek here - yet it's never remotely clear what the point is or what's...
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go see this movie!

By tintori
Liana Liberato is cool!...

boring

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