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And While We Were Here

R 2012 1h 23m Drama Romance List
45% Tomatometer 22 Reviews 37% Audience Score 500+ Ratings Trapped in a loveless marriage, a troubled writer (Kate Bosworth) experiences a sexual awakening when she meets a carefee American (Jamie Blackley) in Italy. Read More Read Less

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Drew Hunt Chicago Reader For every such moment there's a sappy montage or overt visual reference to Rossellini to cheapen the effect. Sep 19, 2013 Full Review Lou Lumenick New York Post [A] familiarly snoozy romantic drama. Rated: 2/5 Sep 13, 2013 Full Review Joe Neumaier New York Daily News Though the film plays like late-era Woody Allen - not necessarily a good thing - and Goldberg's rambunctiousness is more annoying than liberating, there's a serious depth of feeling here. Rated: 2/5 Sep 12, 2013 Full Review Marya E. Gates Cool People Have Feelings, Too. (Substack) Bosworth and Blackley have amazing chemistry together and there’s a scene that is a direct homage to Picnic that I think about often Feb 13, 2024 Full Review Brian Orndorf A sad routine of hurtful behavior in a movie that never expresses its complicated point of view in a satisfying manner, leaving behind unanswered questions, dim characters, and contemptible actions. Rated: D Sep 14, 2013 Full Review Brent Simon Imagine a boring, gender-swapped, totally arty and pretentious version of the travelogue-mini-film-within-a-film focusing on Kip Pardue's character from The Rules of Attraction, except strung out on Benadryl instead of methamphetamine. Rated: C- Sep 14, 2013 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member Like Call Me By Your Name but straight and less problematic. But I wish the age gap had been more problematic. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 01/20/23 Full Review Audience Member I've found that many of the negative opinions and reviews come from those who find and issue with her infidelity. Ultimately, this story wasn't about romance or marriage it was about her self discovery and journey to find what she really wanted to do. And while she may have caused emotional duress for those closest to her, it felt real. This movie made me feel as if i was in Italy and was beautifully shot. I highly recommend. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/17/23 Full Review Audience Member Absolutely STUNNING setting. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 05/14/18 Full Review Audience Member This movie my wife and I just sat and watched and we were both its like a very slow movie and had a faint to no heartbeat. The movie is about a husband and wife that has lost a child due to miscarriage and have lost all their aspects of their relationships emotional and physical disconnect. I am not a fan of this kinda movie as its no real plot that can be shown on the screen. This should just stay a novel as in the novel you can really describe the characters and story to a great details. Watching it in a movie format is like watching two zombies. Not suitable for the kiddies. Rated 1 out of 5 stars 02/08/23 Full Review Audience Member Intelligent, well-acted drama set in and around Naples. Makes its points unhurriedly. Only criticism was that plot really had only one way to go. Oh, and the sepia colour of the print - obviously to align with the mood of the characters but it's a pity that it dulled the stunning setting. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 02/22/23 Full Review Audience Member 2 Stars 1 Star for Kate Bosworth and 1 Star for the Place Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/17/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Movie Info

Synopsis Trapped in a loveless marriage, a troubled writer (Kate Bosworth) experiences a sexual awakening when she meets a carefee American (Jamie Blackley) in Italy.
Kat Coiro
Lauren Bratman
Kat Coiro
Production Co
1821 Pictures, Dead Serious Films
R (Brief Drug Use|Some Sexual Content|Language)
Drama, Romance
Original Language
Release Date (Streaming)
Aug 12, 2013
1h 23m
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