Metacritic Movie Ratings
Grbavica Reviews

4.0

71

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago TribuneMichael Wilmington

    Zbanic, who lived through the Bosnian war in Sarajevo, is an unusual talent. Here, she makes us feel the hell her characters once lived through as well as the leftover, stinging pain of today.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyLisa Schwarzbaum

    The dramatic conflicts are soapy and unsubtle, but Karanovic pours intense authority into Esma's scarred psyche.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterKirk Honeycutt

    In her brave first feature, Bosnian writer-director Jasmila Zbanic tackles the theme of war's aftermath.

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