The Lovers (2017)

The Lovers (2017)

The Lovers (2017)

Rom-com starring Tracy Letts and Debra Winger as a long-married couple whose extra-marital affairs go awry when they unexpectedly fall for each other again.

2017Rating: MA15+97 minsUSA
Comedy

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The Lovers (2017) / Reviews

Vulture

Vulture

With its waltz-like score and farcical symmetry, The Lovers is about as full as a movie can be with a premise so thin.

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Variety

Variety

"The Lovers" is a comedy of Middle American doldrums that leaves you rooting for its characters instead of smirking at them.

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The New Yorker

The New Yorker

The movie exhausts itself in its conception and sits inert on the screen like an undigested mass of script pages.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

Writer-director Azazel Jacobs finds buoyant comedy and touching gravity in the ashes of a relationship. Above all, give yourself over Winger and Letts-they are perfection.

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New York Post

New York Post

Falling with a thud between two stools, it has neither the zip nor the zaniness of farce nor the airy vivacity of the best romantic comedies.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Having a fling with a younger, hotter artiste type may be a midlife-crisis cliché, but it's one that writer-director Jacobs invests with real flesh, blood and feeling ...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

An unpredictably funny showcase for two very deserving actors.

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