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Away From Her Review

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5.0

Dave White Profile

… moving but unsentimental … Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 5.0
    88

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Anyone who could read Munro’s original story and think they could make a film of it, and then make a great film, deserves a certain awe.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Munro's stark lily needed none of this gilding.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    A feature film that's often astringent on the surface, yet deeply and memorably stirring.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The pain of watching a spouse succumb to Alzheimer's is given a particularly deep and sensitive treatment in Away From Her.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Does the finest job of any film in painting a believable portrait of aging, capturing the sadness, confusion, anxiety and defiance of the early stages of dementia.

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