Stay
Stay (2014)

Taylor Schilling ("Orange is the New Black") and Aidan Quinn (Legends of the Fall) deliver heartfelt performances as Abbey and Dermot, a couple struggling to find their way in life. After retreating to the rugged expanse of the… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 12, 2014
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Inkoo Kang
Los Angeles Times

The steadily affecting relationship drama "Stay" is a great example of how a film can rise above its terrible dialogue.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Despite the affecting performances by the two leads, this overly muted drama fails to make much of an impact.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A character-driven drama about the ways the past intrudes on the characters' perceptions of what is possible for them.

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Nicolas Rapold
New York Times

The film was adapted from a novel by Aislinn Hunter, but the characters' inner lives remain elusive.

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Heather Baysa
Village Voice

The somber mood lifts like clouds after a storm, at a pace just sluggish enough that the happy ending doesn't seem too gratuitous.

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Shannon M. Houston
Paste Magazine

There are other small triumphs that carry the film.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

Static and uninvolving despite a decent cast.

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Too often ... the darker, more serious moments in Stay are only temporary distractions from the main event - a familiar tale of romantic separation and reconciliation.

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Nikola Grozdanovic
The Playlist

The knife that tried to half this potato gets stuck somewhere along the way, and by the time we meander towards the foregone conclusion, the fumes force us to turn away and not look back.

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