Judy Berlin
Judy Berlin (1999)

Judy Berlin allows the audience to take a glimpse of a day at once strange and ordinary with the residents of Babylon, Long Island. Judy (Edie Falco) is an aspiring actress who is quitting her job as a "pilgrim" in a local… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 11, 2001
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77%
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71%


Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

A humorous, melancholy look at a suburban community in Long Island whose characters include lonely housewives, frustrated teachers, and aspiring actresses, with wonderful performances by Edie Falco, Barbara Barrie and Madeline Kahn in her last role.

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Carlo Cavagna
AboutFilm.com

Judy Berlin isn't just a slice-of-life movie; it's the quintessential slice-of-life movie--a movie whose primary purpose is to capture a moment in time and contectualize it.

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Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

A highly watchable ode to the 'burbs and its humble denizens.

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Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)

Anything that a first-time filmmaker can do to annoy, Mendelsohn does it.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

The debut feature film of Eric Mendelsohn reveals his fascination with the ordinary rhythms of everyday life on one extraordinary day.

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Judith Egerton
Courier-Journal (Louisville, KY)

Black-and-white movie of crisp contrast and dreamlike content.

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Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

Lacks a punch that Mendelsohn's rough direction and the uneasy black-and-white photography can't provide.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
John Ballantine
Decent but inconsistent.

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