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Elegantly crafted and filled with flawless performances, this mysteriously charged drama comes alive in its very first frames. Read full review
The visceral fireworks of the characters’ arguments and the disintegration of trust among them are observed with unsettling intimacy in the script and in the emotional honesty of the performances...This is terrific stuff. Read full review
Wish You Were Here is mystery moviemaking at its most intriguing. Read full review
Despite its dubious inhabitants, the film consistently entertains by throwing the kinds of curves one should see coming but doesn’t. Read full review
Wish You Were Here goes to a dramatically gripping place of guilt and doubt; if only its grip had held just a bit tighter. Read full review
With greater faith in its material, the movie could have dispensed with its time jumps and saved the reveals for when they matter most. Read full review
Even though he only manages length and intensity when he’s aiming for emotional depth and dramatic sweep, Darcy-Smith does accomplish one rare feat with Wish You Were Here -- he somehow manages to tell a story that’s simultaneously mysterious and mostly uninteresting. Read full review
From the opening montage alone, it's clear that Australian director Kieran Darcy-Smith plans to play his cards close to the vest in this maddeningly underwritten thriller/domestic-drama hybrid. Read full review
Stories built around a mystery can have a difficult time creating a satisfying answer, and this picture is no exception. Read full review
Though much of the film is overcooked and overwrought, it’s well-played, and writer-director Kieran Darcy-Smith keeps us guessing, and watching.
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