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Una Noche Review

  • Release Date: Aug 23, 2013
  • Rated:
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Genres: Drama

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

  • 4.0
    68

    out of 100

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

  • 70

    out of 100

    Variety Justin Chang

    Writer-director Lucy Mulloy’s sexy, pulsing debut feature has an undercurrent of ribald comedy that doesn’t entirely prepare the viewer for the harrowing turn it eventually takes, but it nonetheless amounts to a bracing snapshot of desperate youths putting their immigrant dreams into action.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    If certain pieces of the last act are less convincing than what precedes it, the themes underlying the illicit emigration resonate with the viewer's knowledge that, in the real world, two of these Cubans actually did escape.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    The depiction of Havana neither sugarcoats nor grunges-up the harsh reality. The movement intoxicates, but the situations are tough.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice Alan Scherstuhl

    The final, moving, nerve-wracking reels are all sea, sky, and desperation.

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