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I Wish Review

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

  • 4.0
    80

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    A delightful and uplifting study of kids and families by Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This wise and funny film, in Japanese with English subtitles, works small miracles in depicting the pivotal moment when kids turn from the wishfulness of childhood into shaping the world for themselves.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The brothers Maeda are pure gold; the film captures what feels like effortless joy in their lives, and it is never something they seem to be reaching for.

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