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From writer-director Eric Mendelsohn, the only two-time winner of the directing prize at Sundance (first for JUDY BERLIN, also starring EDIE FALCO) comes 3 BACKYARDS, the story of three residents of the same town over the course of one seemingly perfect Autumn day.
Movie Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
- Reviews Counted: 17
- Fresh: 13
- Rotten: 4
- Average Rating: 6.7/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Little is left to chance, and every detail contributes to a tightly schematic, microcosmic poetic concept.
Rotten: A story in which poor real folks are granted perspective only by brushing up against starlets, accidents, and villains of the tabloid press.
Fresh: Mendelsohn's dialogue is, for the most part, as spare as poetry, and the three stories are woven together masterfully and acquire a gleaming aura that's almost pastoral.
Fresh: The movie has none of the smugness of American Beauty: You could dream of living in a world like this.
Do not waste your money. This was a horrible movie about nothing. I could not wait for it to end, but kept hoping something would happen to make this worth my time.