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The Bridges of Madison County Review

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

  • 4.0
    66

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    To say that Eastwood, who directed, has done a first-rate job of adaptation fails to do him justice. What he's brought off is closer to alchemy.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    USA Today Mike Clark

    Richard LaGravenese's flashback script craftily tones down Waller's wind, adds a germane subplot and strengthens the novella's framing device. [02 Jun 1995, Pg.01.D]

  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    It is easy to analyze the mechanism, but more difficult to explain why this film is so deeply moving.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    A beautiful film, not only in the way it was photographed, but for the manner through which the characters are revealed to us.

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