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The Arbor Review

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

  • 5.0
    88

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Variety Ronnie Scheib

    Dramatically spellbinding and intellectually stimulating, picture abstractly manipulates multiple layers of representation to shattering effect.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The New Yorker Anthony Lane

    Barnard's film, as if nervous of being felled by the straightforward, sinewy thump of Dunbar's writing, ducks and weaves in a series of sly approaches. [2 May 2011, p. 89]

  • 80

    out of 100

    Village Voice J. Hoberman

    Barnard makes the psychological mayhem Dunbar endured and inflicted tangible.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York Times Jeannette Catsoulis

    Like a Ken Loach drama stripped to bare bones, The Arbor springs to life in the bright bitterness of Dunbar's prose, showcased in alfresco performances of contentious scenes from the play.

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