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The Magdalene Sisters Review

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

  • 5.0
    83

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Universal acclaim
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The rare movie that turns cruelty into art.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    A fierce, brilliant film that breaks (and then mends) your heart.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    It is an unsettling tale told simply and chillingly by director Peter Mullan, with stand-out performances, an evocative soundtrack and spare, haunting visuals.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    See The Magdalene Sisters for its own sake; the performances alone are inspirational. But see it too as an example of how powerful a feature film still can be in the hands of an impassioned filmmaker.

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