Breakfast With Curtis
Breakfast With Curtis (2013)

Syd, an eccentric bookseller with delusions of grandeur fueled by red wine, caused a rift five years ago between the freewheeling bohemian residents of his house and the family next door. Now over the course of a balmy summer, he tries to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 4, 2013
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

A coming-of-age film that defies the trends and traps that have lately made that genre almost insufferable in American cinema.

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Robert Koehler
Variety

As unkempt, free-floating and bucolic as that Providence, R.I., abode, Colella's tale of a lad's seminal summer will win hearts and minds at Anglo and Euro fests.

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Simon Abrams
RogerEbert.com

It's a lived-in, unsentimental comedy about a community of smug but sympathetic intellectuals that, by film's end, becomes a little better-integrated.

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Inkoo Kang
Los Angeles Times

"Breakfast With Curtis" is a convincing testament to the curative powers of midafternoon cocktails and ping pong, but it's not much else.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York

It's less Wes Anderson-quirky than Jane Campion-woolly. Try it.

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Andrew Lapin
The Dissolve

Not quite seminal, but getting there.

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Justin Lowe
Hollywood Reporter

This low-budget feature is more a series of anecdotes than a fully-formed narrative.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

Desultory, dauntingly DIY but secretly efficient, "Breakfast With Curtis" is something like a leafy summer afternoon in movie form.

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Helen Wright
The Skinny

A grown-up a bizarrely charming cinema experience.

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