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Francine Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    65

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice Melissa Anderson

    Reveals itself to be a project of few interesting ideas.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    A glum but tenderly observed micro-portrait of a woman struggling to re-enter society after being released from prison.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    A minimalist, image-based character study that is almost impossibly fragile and yet emotionally robust, Francine is a legitimate discovery.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    A small gem of bleak, neorealist portraiture.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Melissa Leo plays her without inflection, giving us no instructions about what our opinion should be. It is a brave performance, an act of empathy with a sad woman.

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