The Waiting Room
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The Waiting Room
Two strangers find their chance meeting in a South London train station suddenly bringing together two entirely separate groups of friends, colleagues, lovers, and acquaintances in director Roger Goldby's tale of intersecting lives. Anna (Anne-Marie Duff) and Stephen (Rolf Little) were sitting in a deserted train platform when kindly senior citizen Roger (Frank Finlay) engaged them in conversation while eagerly awaiting the arrival of his beloved wife. As they listen to Roger fondly reminiscing about all of the things that he and his wife did when they were younger, Anna and Stephen… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Offers mild, easy pleasures, even if it stalks emotional truths rather than pierces them."
‑ Dave Calhoun, Time Out
"With its emphasis on love at first sight, the central romance is contrived, but the excellent cast do engage."
‑ Anna Smith, Empire Magazine
"A genial but dullish romantic drama."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Instead of an exciting big-screen debut, this feels like a Cold Feet episode, written by a fan of Brief Encounter. Duff deserves a bigger challenge."
‑ Ellen E Jones, Total Film
"If you want a good, thought-provoking wallow in the happy/sad soup of life, this is a tear-jerking gem."
‑ Ian Winterton, Film4
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