• Released
  • June 7, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • R , 1 hr 33 min
  • Drama
  • 5 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: Four friends lose themselves in the fun of a carefree South East Asian holiday, but only three return home.

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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Elegantly crafted and filled with flawless performances, this mysteriously charged drama comes alive in its very first frames.
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90

The Hollywood Reporter

By David Rooney
The visceral fireworks of the characters’ arguments and the disintegration of trust among them are observed with unsettling intimacy in the...
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90

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Wish You Were Here is mystery moviemaking at its most intriguing.
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70

Variety

By John Anderson
Despite its dubious inhabitants, the film consistently entertains by throwing the kinds of curves one should see coming but doesn’t.
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67

Film.com

By William Goss
Wish You Were Here goes to a dramatically gripping place of guilt and doubt; if only its grip had held just a bit tighter.
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60

Time Out New York

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With greater faith in its material, the movie could have dispensed with its time jumps and saved the reveals for when they matter most.
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50

The Playlist

Even though he only manages length and intensity when he’s aiming for emotional depth and dramatic sweep, Darcy-Smith does accomplish one...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Abhimanyu Das
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...
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50

Village Voice

By Zachary Wigon
Stories built around a mystery can have a difficult time creating a satisfying answer, and this picture is no exception.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Though much of the film is overcooked and overwrought, it’s well-played, and writer-director Kieran Darcy-Smith keeps us guessing, and...
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Rated R | For Some Drug Content, Language, Brief Sexuality and Violence