80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
The central trio of actors deliver engaging, pitch-perfect work.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Ruthe Stein
Played by likable newcomer Jamie Sives, who resembles Colin Farrell without the scowl, Wilbur grows on you the same way this offbeat movie does.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A story about people learning to know themselves through relationships to others -- delivered with gentle, offbeat humor.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's the dynamic between the three leads, Rawlins, Sives and Henderson - and the young McKinlay, who's like a miniature Shirley Henderson - that is this oddball and bittersweet story's pulsing heart.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Directed and cowritten by a veteran of Denmark's no-frills "Dogma 95" movement, this is a quiet, no-frills drama with simple human values at its core.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A warm human comedy.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Robert K. Elder
Exceptional black dramatic comedy.
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70

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Full of life -- which is a very good thing to say about a story that turns on death -- wonderfully odd, and a gallery of perfect performances.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Wants to be as shocking as its title, but it doesn't have the nerve.
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42

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Too chicly depressive -- and, for the most part, too dull -- to bear.
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69 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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