Marriage Story

critic Reviews

97% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score97%
  • 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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    Ty BurrBoston Globe
    You may find yourself crying for them occasionally; I did.
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    Josh LarsenLarsenOnFilm
    ...has an ugly honesty you'll rarely find outside of the films of John Cassavetes.
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    Victoria AlexanderFilm Festival Today
    It builds to a sensational, illuminating scene between Johansson and Driver, then slips when Driver, who does have a strong singing voice, uses the film to audition for a Broadway musical.
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    Alan CorrRTÉ (Ireland)
    With a superb cast and zinger of a script, writer-director Noah Baumbach wrings real heartache and humour from his latest relationship movie.
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    Roe McDermottHot Press
    Exquisite, scorching and utterly humane.
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    Nando SalváCinemanía (Spain)
    Driver and Johansson... are heartbreaking. [Full review in Spanish]
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    Peter GrayThis is Film
    A film that's as equally honest and transparent, and as bitter and witty as the performances at its core.
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    Paul WhitingtonIrish Independent
    The film sucks you into the pain and misery of a separation protracted and complicated by the interference of lawyers, who are however not demonised and also fully formed characters.
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    Tom ShoneSunday Times (UK)
    The title is correct: this is the story of a marriage. It is a love story, just one viewed upside down.
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    Matthew BondThe Mail on Sunday (UK)
    It is funny, but goodness it feels over-long and presents a very American version of divorce that may not chime with audiences over here.
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