Marriage Story

critic Reviews

95% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score95%
  • Observing a splintering union with compassion and expansive grace, the powerfully acted Marriage Story ranks among writer-director Noah Baumbach's best works.
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    Lidija HaasThe New Republic
    Noah Baumbach's latest film portrays both sides of a messy divorce, for once.
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    James BerardinelliReelViews
    At its best, this movie is searing. It pinpoints many of the little talked-about aspects of divorce that seem the least significant but hurt the most.
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    Cary DarlingHouston Chronicle
    The entire cast is rock solid, with Johansson and Driver turning in two of the very best performances of their careers.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    It's a triumph, a mix of pleasure and pain that cuts so deep it leaves a scar. It hurts, but it hurts so good.
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    Moira MacDonaldSeattle Times
    Johansson and Driver are remarkably, heartbreakingly good in every scene; showing their characters' journeys to an unflinching camera, letting the gap between them get wider yet unable, for their son's sake, to completely walk away.
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    Marissa De La CerdaChicago Reader
    By the end, you're rooting for both Charlie and Nicole, hoping they find their own happiness despite all the bad things and the pain they caused one another.
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    Luis BondA Simple Vista
    Marriage Story is one of Baumbach's most mature works. Moving away from his eccentric characters (like Greenberg or Frances Ha), keeping his focus on interpersonal and family relationships [Full review in Spanish]
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    Adam LubitowRochester City Newspaper
    Full of life and humanity, and probably a lot funnier than you'd expect.
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    Yasser MedinaCinemaficionados
    The result seems superficial, predictable and not very emotional. I would have preferred the lawyers' version. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Alex HudsonExclaim!
    It's an arduous journey that's sometimes difficult to watch, but it provides genuine catharsis.
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