Sunday (1997)

This drama chronicles the strange relationship between two disenfranchised, middle-aged people grappling for identity, a sense of purpose and perhaps even love. After losing his job, his family, his home, and his self-respect, Matthew meets… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 22, 1997
DVD Release Date: November 2, 2004
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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

It's Suchet and Harrow, exploring the wellsprings of loneliness, who provide the real glimmers of grace.

Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

The heart of the film is strong.

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

The writers have surprisingly little to say, and what is said is quite dated and unrealistic.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Feels more and more like an overly schematic exercise in cinematic hide-and-seek.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

A superior performance by Suchet helps keep this dry drama afloat

Barbara Shulgasser
San Francisco Examiner

While the plot and outcome of Sunday may prove less than scintillating in the end, Nossiter's careful direction and calculated moodiness gives the film a satisfying lilt.

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John Hartl

It sounds simple, but director Jonathan Nossiter ... keeps adding layers to the story that give passionate resonance to their story.

Bob Thompson
Jam! Movies

It defines boredom by mostly being boring about it.

Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The film still succeeds on the strength of its two leads, David Suchet and Lisa Harrow.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
What a crack pipe movie and as I was just starting to be interested it ended.
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Sunday" starts at dawn as the denizens of a men's shelter in Queens, New York wake up and prepare themselves to face the… More
Dimitris Springer
Sunday is all Sundays it moves fast forward,annoying in its expedition of improbabilities.Little gifts and surprises and Nossiter offers us a great… More