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The Truth About Emanuel Review

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  • 3.0

    out of 100

    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 40

    out of 100

    Variety Dennis Harvey

    Played flatly head-on with some poetic pretensions, the concept never becomes particularly credible or appealing.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Justin Lowe

    Although Gregorini is very clear on where her lead characters are coming from, it’s where they’re headed that remains entirely vague, an oversight that leaves them unfortunately adrift.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Village Voice Chris Packham

    Despite the psychological extremes, writer-director Francesca Gregorini presents her characters as recognizably human balls of complexity, nudging but never forcing them toward a sad, beautiful conclusion.

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