Mickey and the Bear

critic Reviews

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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Stephen SchaeferBoston Herald
    What works best about Annabelle Attanasio's debut as the writer-director of "Mickey and the Bear" is how easily she conveys the complicated emotional landscape of not just its two leading figures but an entire cast.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    ... provides an authentically textured glimpse at family dynamics and emotional vulnerability, offering a glimmer of hope amid the heartbreak.
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    Frederic and Mary Ann BrussatSpirituality and Practice
    An involving story about a teenager dealing with her yearning for freedom and her commitment to take care of her troubled father.
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    Jackie K. Cooperjackiekcooper.com
    Camila Morrone is a real find (cross between Ava Gardner and Ashley Judd) and James Badge Dale adds real balance. The movie is surprisingly impressive.
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    Robert AbeleLos Angeles Times
    The best thing one can say about Attanasio's approach to this material... is that she understands how complicated people's lives are when on the surface their issues might seem cut-and-dried.
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    Nicholas BellIONCINEMA.com
    Although lacking in originality and narrative energy, director Annabelle Attanasio more often than not makes up for such slights with authentic strides and nuanced performances in her debut Mickey and the Bear.
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    Morgan RojasCinemacy
    This character-driven drama confidently explores toxic love.
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    Nguyen LeThe Young Folks
    Whatever state of mind Mickey is in, [Camila] Morrone nails it in her portrayal.
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    Joey MagidsonHollywood News
    James Badge Dale and Camila Morrone are achingly real here. The film's script gives them plenty to do, and both ace their difficult roles.
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    David EhrlichindieWire
    Small but deeply felt.
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