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Umberto D. Review

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

  • 5.0
    92

    out of 100

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

  • 100

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kenneth Turan

    Creates magic of a completely different sort. It makes the unlikeliest subject unforgettable, finding drama, beauty, even poetry in simple things and simple lives.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    A film that lets life flood into our souls.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice Michael Atkinson

    It's too bad that the film is sporadically crude (a moment of suicidal angst is illustrated with a shove-zoom to the pavement), prone to mega-Italian extroversion, and far too in love with stupid pet tricks.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Variety

    The ending is happy, but the general effect of the film is disturbing, so compelling is De Sica's description of a man's solitude.

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