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The Son's Room Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

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

  • 4.0
    73

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    Moretti gives us something different but very important. He shows us how life goes on.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    I found this film deeply affecting as well. It has a gravity that's independent of technique, and an engaging spirit that's enhanced by flashes of comedy.

  • 75

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Stands apart for its raw, quiet emotion and its shattering sense of truth.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Not all movies can be stark, difficult and obscure. Sometimes in a quite ordinary way a director can reach out and touch us.

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    It takes skill these days, if not nerve, to put a vital, happy nuclear family on screen and to invite us to share in every quiet tremor, every gentle jostle and smile of their steady, deep-flowing contentment.

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