Rosie

critic Reviews

97% Fresh Tomatometer Score97%
  • Equal parts empathy and outrage, Rosie offers a heartbreaking glimpse of economic insecurity that will hit many viewers uncomfortably close to home.
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    Peter RainerFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    A terrific movie and one of the best female performances of the year.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    One of the greatest performances you'll see on the screen this year.
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    Alexandra Heller-NicholasThe Blue Lenses
    Rosie cannily captures something about the fundamental tension between the banality and panic of poverty, and while far from experimental cinema in this sense there is something intrinsically radical about the film.
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    Dominic GriffinSpectrum Culture
    Draws considerable power from a pervasive ignorance on just how thin the barrier is between housing security and absolute free fall.
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    Frederic and Mary Ann BrussatSpirituality and Practice
    Moving drama about a suddenly homeless family dealing with the challenges of this increasingly common situation.
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    Filipe FreitasAlways Good Movies
    Depicting 36 stressful hours in these people's lives, the film doesn't grant a resolution. However, it's a heartbreaking, accurate, well-acted ride...
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    Martha K. BakerKDHX (St. Louis)
    Director Paddy] Breathnach shows Rosie coping, multi-tasking, melting down, loving, forging ahead with her little girl. She is beautiful in every way. Her story is, too.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    Greene's committed performance bolsters a sharply observed screenplay that never passes judgment or resorts to cheap sentimentality.
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    Mark DujsikMark Reviews Movies
    The drama of Rosie ... is in the simple need to survive...
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    Kenneth TuranLos Angeles Times
    Other films have bigger budgets and more glamorous stars, some even take home more awards. But few if any can quietly move you as much as "Rosie."
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