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Sunshine State Review

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

  • 4.0
    69

    out of 100

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

  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Lisa Schwarzbaum

    Like a blue plate special at a theme diner, Sunshine State comes with a lot of overdone side dishes thrown on the table at the same time.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Sayles is clearly aiming to construct a multilevel character study and sociological portrait, but too often the film lapses into a lecture.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Sayles' film moves among a large population of characters with grace, humor and a forgiving irony.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Visually, even compared to Sayles' own best work, it's somewhat prosaic - and dramatically, it suffers from the fact that its two main characters are kept so far apart. But the screenwriting and the cast redeem this film.

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