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Amy Adams in a performance as deep as it is delightful, is the film's heart and also its flaky, wonderstruck soul.
Ensemble casts like this are not easy to come by. Adams is something more than that -- a brilliant young comedian bursting into bloom.
Los Angeles Times
A deceptively simple, deeply resonant story about the inherent loneliness of family, the odds against assimilation and the enormous distances that can divide two people.
New York Daily News
Happily, Morrison's actors grasp his intentions perfectly, shading their roles so well that we never quite get a handle on anyone. Each player is outstanding, but the highest praise must go to Weston.
It's an exhilaratingly decentered tale, with the perspective shifting around so there's no character with whom we totally identify throughout.
The New York Times
Junebug envelops us in texture of a world the movies rarely visit.
New York Post
Sensitive and sincere and has a talented ensemble cast.
Has a washed-out look that may be off-putting to auds who might otherwise enjoy the pic's uncondescending view of Southern characters and customs.
The A.V. Club
The drama loses shape before it really develops, but the sense of place--all wood paneling and animal knick-knacks--and the memorable performances keep it worth watching.
An admirable film, but its charms will be visible only to the most patient filmgoers.
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