Metacritic Movie Ratings
Wendy and Lucy Reviews

4.0

80

out of 100

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

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyOwen Gleiberman

    Wendy and Lucy is like "Lassie Come Home" directed by Antonioni. What's piercing about it, and also disturbing, is that Reichardt views the renunciation of society with something close to righteous purity -- as a lefty romantic dream.

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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA TodayClaudia Puig

    An evocative film with a believable and subtly enthralling lead performance that gets deeply under your skin.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street JournalJoe Morgenstern

    In a minimalist film of muted emotions, Michelle Williams gives as lovely a performance as a moviegoer could ask for.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    Michelle Williams does her best but she cannot prevent Kelly Reichardt's Wendy and Lucy, a weak tale about being broke and on the road in rural America, from dwindling into boredom.

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