Nate & Margaret
Nate & Margaret (2012)

Nate, a 19 year old film student, and Margaret, a 52 year old spinster, are best friends in an odd, quirky, totally working kind of way... until Nate's audacious classmate Darla sets him up on a date with James. Nate's new life… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: August 28, 2012
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Critic Score: 78% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Blessed with natural performances and brisk pacing, this unusual little movie would like us to know just one thing: Passion is fine, but a pal is priceless.

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Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader

Director-cowriter Nathan Adloff displays real sensitivity toward the central characters, yet he hasn't crafted a story in which his observations might carry any weight.

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Richard Knight
Knight at the Movies

A lovely surprise -- it's endearing rather than sticky-sweet; truly charming rather than forced; and is enriched by its two leading performances as well as several memorable supporting turns.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

[A] moving, engagingly low-key curio.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Here is a sweet, delicate story about friendship.

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Mark Bell
Film Threat

Filmmaker Nathan Adloff obviously sees the audience as capable enough of handling a story without hand-holding...

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Chris Packham
Village Voice

Narrative conflicts are introduced and swatted away in favor of an amiable sentimentality, two nice people being nice to each other.

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S. James Wegg
JWR

Script abuse gives film a black eye

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Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine

Nathan Adloff's Nate & Margaret is an endearing, hopeful, and quietly radical film.

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