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An Everlasting Piece Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    56

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    In every way dreadful.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Staff [Not Credited]

    This wee trinket of a comedy, one of the more offbeat stabs at capturing the absurdity of the religious and political strife in Ireland, is for those who like their Guinness with a shot of wry.

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    The movie isn't quite spry, warm or hip enough to carry out its very ambitious serio-comic agenda. Even for an ace like Levinson, Belfast is a long way from Baltimore.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Wicked and cheeky.

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For Families provided by Common Sense Media

Iffy for 16+

Powerful story of Northern Ireland for adults.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that the characters, despite differences, demonstrate compassion toward one another, and resourcefulness and creativity in solving their problems. If kids know about the political situation in Northern Ireland they may be interested -- otherwise, there's not much here to grab them.

  • Families can talk about and research together the conflicts in Northern Ireland.

The good stuff
  • message true0

    Messages: The characters, despite differences, demonstrate compassion toward one another, and resourcefulness and creativity in solving their problems.

What to watch for
  • violence false3

    Violence: The IRA is involved in a bombing, but not much is shown onscreen. Colm is chased by an angry mob. George and Colm are endangered when wandering into neighborhoods with a different religious-political orientation from their own.

  • sex false0

    Sex: Not an issue

  • language false3

    Language: Infrequent use of extreme profanity.

  • consumerism false0

    Consumerism: Not an issue

  • drugsalcoholtobacco false0

    Drinking, drugs and smoking: Not an issue

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