When Do We Eat?
When Do We Eat? (2006)

An old-fashioned Jewish father vows to bring his stubborn family together after being slipped a dose of ecstasy during the annual Passover celebration in director Salvador Litvak's psychedelic Seder comedy. Family patriarch Ira Stuckman… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: August 22, 2006
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A crass, sitcom-ish holiday comedy, When Do We Eat? presents all the over-the-top dysfunctional family hijinks one would expect from the genre.

Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Litvak's movie almost immediately barges across the line separating the comically absurd from the outright obnoxious.

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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post

This abrasive Passover comedy-drama is extremely difficult to sit through, and if its makers weren't all Jewish, it would be considered anti-Semitic.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

There's something very sweet and real beneath all the bluster, braggadocio, disgust and denial, pushing through as improbably and miraculously as Moses through the Red Sea.

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Jason Anderson
Globe and Mail

Manages to be broad, mawkish and mean-spirited all at once.

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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News

... worth a look.

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Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

We're basically left with a wild-eyed group of actors who probably had a lot more fun shooting When Do We Eat? than they did watching it.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

A haunting and disturbing film.

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Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper

Oh, what a distasteful film.

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Jordan Hiller
Bangitout.com

even with all the strange impractical goings on, as with all in this recent string of popular entertainment culled from authentic orthodoxy, there are moments of sheer breathtaking joy that elevate the spirit of a Jew by speaking to their core.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Fascade Fiveoneeight
A light hearted comedy on the Passover Celebration. Everyone can enjoy it if they have the stomach for it...LOL!
Sunil Jawahir
A little overdramatic but there are an interesting mix of stories and it's kinda funny and sweet.
Leo L
LOVED IT!! A great movie!