A Little Night Music
A Little Night Music (1977)

In the film adaptation of the Stephen Sondheim musical based on Ingmar Bergman's Smiles of a Summer Night, a group of individuals meet for dinner and romance at a turn-of-the-century country estate.

Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 29, 2008
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
TIME Magazine

The cast does little to help matters.

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Vincent Canby
New York Times

It's something more than a shock, then, that the film adaptation of the Broadway show not only fails to raise the spirits; it also tramples on them.

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Phil Hall
Film Snobbery

The film was not as bad as many detractors would like to imagine, although it earned its demerits at many levels.

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Variety Staff
Variety

Uneven and sometimes slow, pic has good looks.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

n uninspired screen version of Steven Sondheim's stage play.

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David Cornelius
DVDTalk.com

By all accounts, the movie version should have been a smash hit. It is instead a colossal mess.

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Time Out

Not offensive, just silly.

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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

An abomination of a stage-to-screen adaptation, with disjointed performances that avoids some of the musical's best tunes in an effort to make it more audience friendly.

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Film4

Isn't it bad? Isn't it poor? Yes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 28% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
With this much talent on the table this should have been so much better. Liz was a great star but not a singer just the wrong actress for the role she should… More
Alec Barniskis
It has minor charms (Diana Rigg and Len Cariou come to mind), but mostly the film serves as a reminder as to how difficult a task it is to bring most Sondheim… More