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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    Brynne RamellaCultured Vultures
    With its stellar performances, Marriage Story will simultaneously move you and devastate you. Keep an eye on Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson come Oscar season.
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    Karen GordonOriginal Cin
    This is a powerful performance by Driver. And it's evident that Johansson has matured as an actor - thoughtful and willing to go deep. But, everywhere in this movie, there are actors doing award-worthy work.
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    CJ JohnsonFilm Mafia
    Noah Baumbach's masterpiece, a tragicomedy of human relationships that gets everything right ... every scene, and practically every moment, is simultaneously deeply sad and very funny. That's not just skilled filmmaking, it's a kind of alchemy.
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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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