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A Wake In Providence Review

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  • 3.0

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  • 40

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Crust

    The film aims for a light social satire but mainly falls flat. It feels more like a long-lost pilot for some never-aired 1970s sitcom or a misguided sequel to a Billy Joel song.

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  • 60

    out of 100

    The New York Times Lawrence Van Gelder

    Lovingly shot on location in the Italian neighborhoods of Providence, this comfortably predictable film has its pleasures, most notably a dryly funny Adrienne Barbeau as the brothers' hip, hard-drinking Aunt Lidia.

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  • 70

    out of 100


    Zesty indie comedy from Rhode Island is a winner, with ethnic humor easily mixing with universal truths about dealing with families.

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