Take This Waltz
Take This Waltz (2012)

When Margot (Michelle Williams), 28, meets Daniel (Luke Kirby), their chemistry is intense and immediate. But Margot suppresses her sudden attraction; she is happily married to Lou (Seth Rogen), a cookbook writer. When Margot learns that… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 23, 2012
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77%
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57%



Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Featuring excellent work from an outstanding cast, the bittersweet drama Waltz proves that in the right hands, a familiar tale can still ring true.

Chase Whale
Film.com

Take This Waltz is a Remarkable, Offbeat Love Story

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John Anderson
Newsday

No one's a cliche; no one speaks dialogue the viewer could have muttered a beat or two ahead of the movie; no one hews to a mode of behavior fabricated to explain away his or her irrational behavior.

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Damien Straker
Impulse Gamer

It's such a strange little movie but beautifully acted and undeniably fascinating.

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Cath Clarke
Time Out

A hard-headed, generous film about love.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

[It] often feels thin and self-conscious.

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

Sexually charged, frank, and relatable, Take This Waltz is a bittersweet observation of adult romance.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

Polley (who's been an actress herself) never judges these people she's created. Instead, she depicts the giddy, fleeting and illusory nature of new love, and lets us get caught up in it, too.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Williams lives and breathes her role, Kirby is charming and real, and you actually start to ache and empathize with Rogen - the emptiness and heartache he conveys when Lou and Margot finally thrash things out is crushing.

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Glenn Dunks
Trespass

[A] sunny dramedy that lulls its viewers with pseudo quirks, but which actually hides an altogether terrifying dead heart that clubs viewers over the head with its nauseating examination of an insufferable, unhappy woman.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Lawrie
It's only now that I've realised that it's that Sarah Polley who directed both this and Away from Her and starred in Go and Dawn of the Dead. I… More
Wildaly M
Watched it but don't remember it.
Cynthia S.
I rather liked this. I loved the way the story was told with few words, and yet you really got what was going on. Telling the story with no history of the… More
Bathsheba Monk
See, this is why comedians shouldn't be allowed in a serious movie! Very slow moving--nothing in the first ten minutes made any sense whatsoever. You… More
KJ Proulx
Although some of the material covered in this film may be getting old, seeing it done so well through Canadian hands is terrific. Directed by Sarah Polley and… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars