The Treatment
The Treatment (2006)

Jake Singer is an anxious young schoolteacher in New York - barely on speaking terms with his father, recently abandoned by his girlfriend, and heading for a life of compromise and mediocrity. Emotionally paralyzed by his mothers death, he… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 9, 2007
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A comedy for grown-ups, The Treatment overcomes some technical lapses by virtue of a sharp cast.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

The Treatment finds its agreeable pace. We've heard this particular story before, but it holds up to a skilled retelling.

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune

Janssen is an intense screen presence. Too often she's stuck playing humorless towering antagonists. Here, happily, she's allowed to be a real person.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's an intelligent and thought-provoking romantic comedy.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Chris Eigeman finally gets to show his range in this romantic comedy.

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Hank Sartin
Time Out

Eigeman has been in training for this kind of thing for years, but the pleasant surprise is Janssen, who shows a gift for clever dialogue. This is light fare, but it's smart, enjoyable light fare.

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Karina Longworth
Cinematical

Its otherwise straightforward narrative does what it can to revive the corpse of grown-up romance, with just enough surrealism to save the film from its more serious impulses.

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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times

A smart, tender love story.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

...our emotional involvement remains superficial, and we never get that sense of uplift that Allen's better romantic city tales have given us.

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Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Valiant effort, but someone should have begged for a rewrite.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
A man undergoing therapy deals with life's twists and turns for him as he struggles to fit in. Its a Woody Allen film, in a word, without Allen. Janssen… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "The Treatment", Jake Singer(Chris Eigeman) is a particularly unhappy camper, especially with his ex, Julia(Stephanie March),… More