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Wendy and Lucy Review

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5.0

Dave White Profile

...sorrowful, minimalist... Read full review

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

  • 4.0
    80

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
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    critic review scores.

  • 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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  • 80

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe 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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  • 88

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

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

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  • 91

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen 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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