Me Without You
Me Without You (2002)

Anna Friel and Michelle Williams star as best friends growing up in the London suburbs in the 1970s. Spanning three decades, the film begins when Marina (Friel) and Holly (Williams) form an unlikely bond as teenagers: free-spirited and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 17, 2003
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Critic Score
66%
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User Score
79%


Critic Score: 66% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: At times ponderous, Me Without You is engaging due to the fine work by Williams and Friel.

Richard Nilsen
Arizona Republic

Although the film deserves some points for trying to describe the intensity of best-friendship between girls, it fails to make them interesting people.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

A well-made and often lovely depiction of the mysteries of friendship.

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Marcy Dermansky
About.com

It is always disappointing to me when I want to fall desperately in love with a film and can't.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Feels like a late-baby-boomer family album.

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Hazel-Dawn Dumpert
L.A. Weekly

Goldbacher draws on an elegant visual sense and a talent for easy, seductive pacing ... but she and writing partner Laurence Coriat don't manage an equally assured narrative coinage.

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Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

finely crafted, finely written, exquisitely performed

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

Both illuminating and dispiriting.

Ty Burr
Boston Globe

You can't ignore the film's pungency as a cultural document and as a heartfelt testimony to the power struggles of best mates.

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KJ Doughton
Film Threat

A journey spanning nearly three decades of bittersweet camaraderie and history, in which we feel that we truly know what makes Holly and Marina tick, and our hearts go out to them as both continue to negotiate their imperfect, love-hate relationship.

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Flixster Audience Score: 79% Flixster User Reviews
paul sandberg
Needful Things... I mean, Me Without You, juggles several themes without a catastrophy - does this make for great entertainment? Not necessarily, though there… More
Leigh Ryan
Total chaos. It was alright...
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Cast: Michelle Williams, Anna Friel, Oliver Milburn, Kyle MacLachlan, Trudie Styler, Marianne Denicourt, Steve John Shepherd, Allan Corduner, Nicky Henson,… More
Joseph Eastmond
Seriously? What a story! What an awfully bad execution of that story!~
Anthony Lawrie
This film drags without reaching any real conclusion. The relationships are unconvincing and the acting questionable. Michelle Williams is quite good but Anna… More
Daniel Parsons
Proof that British cinema is capable of producing something other than stuffy romantic comedies or hackneyed Gangster flicks, <i>Me Without You</i>… More

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