Life's a Breeze
Life's a Breeze (2014)

Fionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt, Eva Birthistle, Kelly Thornton Synopsis: LIFE'S A BREEZE follows a family struggling to stay afloat and stay together through hard times in Ireland. Unemployed slacker Colm (Pat Shortt), his aging mother… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 19, 2015
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Life's a Breeze spins a sitcom plot into passable yet predictable entertainment.

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Ben Kenigsberg
New York Times

"Life's a Breeze" is ultimately about as cutting and memorable as its title.

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Radheyan Simonpillai
NOW Toronto

Flanagan and appealing newcomer Kelly Thornton, as Nan's teenage granddaughter, deliver the only tolerable performances, probably because they don't say much, and like us, just observe the silliness on display.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

A small sweet film, the sort of unexpected pleasure movie fans often find at a small film festival or on some second-tier cable channel.

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Steve Erickson
Village Voice

The film's surface naturalism and visual grit simply cover up a screenplay that's as full of crap as the average recent Hollywood comedy.

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Nora Lee Mandel
Film-Forward.com

Set amidst long unemployment lines, Daly freshly finds the heart within the slapstick and social criticism when he focuses on the oldest and younger generations.

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Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

"Life's a Breeze" is a small film with a considerable amount of charm. Comic and idiosyncratic, it takes a warmhearted view toward its protagonists while still seeing them for exactly who they are.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The mundane story is not much, but the likable characters are fun.

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Brian Tallerico
RogerEbert.com

As amiable and windswept as its title promises, for better or worse.

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