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The Lady Review

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2.0

Dave White Profile

Homework. Read full review

2.5

Grae Drake Profile

A limply inspiring tale. Read full review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 3.0
    43

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 40

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    This time, though, the happy ending plays out in real life, while the screen version falls afoul of a laggardly pace, an earnest tone and a surfeit of domesticity.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Besson responded to something in the story that prompted him to step outside his comfort zone, but exactly what that was is unclear in this well-intentioned but pedestrian retelling of a stirring true story.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The Lady is more professional but, for me, "They Call It Myanmar" is more useful. Lieberman answers questions that Besson does not think to ask.

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