White Reindeer
White Reindeer (2013)

Christmastime is looking swell for pretty, unassuming real-estate-agent Suzanne Barrington: she just sold a house to a nice swinger couple; her weatherman husband Jeff scored a sweet new job; and her favorite holiday is quickly approaching.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 6, 2013
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

A film about grief and Christmas cheer that reveals a big heart without pulling its darkly comic punches.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

The White Reindeer is a deliberately awkward little movie, and it's a hard one to shake.

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David 'Mad Dog' Bradley
Rip It Up

A star of the low/no-budget scene, Hollyman delivers a subtle, sometimes funny and often uncomfortably melancholy performance.

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Peter Keough
Boston Globe

Luckily, [Clark] has a cast that elevates the puerility into genuine pathos and absurdity.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A cool, kinky tale of sudden bereavement, sexual adventure and hard-won hope.

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Henry Northmore
The List

White Reindeer is too downbeat and maudlin to become a true Xmas classic but offers an interesting alternative with a vaguely heart-warming message about muddling through the trials and tribulations of our flawed and fragile lives.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Hollyman takes this woman's barely controlled dignity on a quietly brave, revealing ride.

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Calum Marsh

Clark rarely seems interested in anything that might be expected.

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Brent Simon

Features a nice lead performance... but flat and unimaginative stagings don't much help the argument that White Reindeer is in any way an artful metaphor.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
'White Reindeer'. Three parts wickedly dark humour, one part emotional; a lovely take on grief. Hollyman's face conveys a lot!
Dann Michalski
While the indie film White Reindeer is an interesting character drama, it kind of loses its way halfway through. The story follows a real-estate agent whose… More
Anthony Le
Wow. What is there to say about this film. There's definitely competition between this, and Loveless Zoritsa for the worst film I've seen this week. I… More