A Mouthful of Air

A Mouthful of Air

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Academy Award nominee Amanda Seyfried (Mamma Mia!) leads this motherhood tale as a children's book author who's just become a new mum. However, when post-partum depression emerges, it brings certain fears and trauma to the forefront. Co-stars Emmy nominee Finn Wittrock (American Crime Story), Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), Britt Robertson (Tomorrowland) and the great Paul Giamatti.

2021Rating: M104 minsUSA
Drama

Streaming (4 Providers)

A Mouthful of Air | Reviews

68%31 reviews

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The Guardian

The Guardian

The film needed less sensitive good taste and more explicit storytelling passion.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The movie’s portrait of depression often feels as facile as its opening image: Julie’s wide blue eyes with a single tear trailing down her cheek.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

The film is too haunted by helplessness to risk feeling didactic, but this is unambiguously a message movie...

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

A Mouthful of Air is missing the specificity that could help its depiction feel authentic.

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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

Koppelman keeps things grounded, spare and refreshingly small-scale.

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Variety

Variety

Preferring to imply rather than show or tell, the film is too affected to tug at the heartstrings...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

(It is) sensitive and well-intentioned but strained.

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National Post

National Post

It’s Seyfried who carries the picture with her performance of a woman on the edge.

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TV Guide

TV Guide

The script is a solid and often unsettling one.

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A Mouthful of Air | Release Details

A Mouthful of Air is available to stream in New Zealand now on Google Play and Apple TV and Neon and Neon Rentals.