Edie

critic Reviews

62% Fresh Tomatometer Score62%
  • Edie often reduces a remarkable story to a rather ordinary viewing experience, but it's elevated considerably by Sheila Hancock's work in the title role.
  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Nell MinowRogerEbert.com
    The growing friendship between Edie and Jonny has an understated but very genuine warmth.
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    Robert AbeleLos Angeles Times
    Something tells me a documentary on Hancock simply navigating the rigors of "Edie," as well as acting it to the fullest, might have been more readily inspiring.
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    Bill GoodykoontzArizona Republic
    The story in "Edie" may get sidetracked from time to time, but Hancock never does, with a focus every bit the equal of her character's, if not more so.
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    Jeannette CatsoulisNew York Times
    Hancock is wasted here, as are the meaty dramatic threads that Elizabeth O'Halloran's formulaic screenplay never bothers to pull.
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    Alissa SimonVariety
    The only thing that does not disappoint is the ravishing and varied landscape, even if it is shot a bit like a tourist board advertisement.
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    Mark KennedyAssociated Press
    Debbie Wiseman's eager and overemotional score sometimes undermines the actors' more quiet work. But the uplifting "Edie" is worthy of your time, mostly thanks to Hancock and Scotland's natural beauty.
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    Andrew StoverFilm Threat
    A clumsy dramedy that doesn't discern the emotional gravity behind Edie's boiling impulse to take back her own life, let alone the precarious escapade she decides to embark on.
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    Pat PaduaThe DC Line
    "[The] mawkish score milks the concept for every last drop of emotion, badgering you with the swelling airs of struggle and triumph - and marring what might have been a moving character study of a resilient survivor."
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    Kenneth R. Morefield1More Film Blog
    This is an actor's showcase for Hancock.
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    Frank SwietekOne Guy's Opinion
    Never reaches the heights the lead character is aiming for.
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