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Tetro Review

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3.5

Dave White Profile

It means "gloomy" in Italian. Read full review

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  • 4.0
    65

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  • 67

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Like Orson Welles, Francis Ford Coppola has gone from being the filmmaker of his time to becoming a make-it-up-as-you-go-along indie free-shooter.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Tetro turns out to be not one movie but, at the very least, two--a Fellini-esque (or Coppola-esque) concatenation of drama, dance and opera (with a nod to Alphonse Daudet), and a modest, appealing coming-of-age story that involves Maribel Verdú (from “Y Tu Mamá También”) as Tetro’s girlfriend.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    It has style to burn, eye-catching acting by an international cast and a story that harkens back to many literary classic with its themes of a family torn apart, brothers in conflict and a son's rivalry with a towering father figure.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Here is a film that, for all of its plot, depends on characters in service of their emotional turmoil. It feels good to see Coppola back in form.

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