Year Ago In Winter
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Year Ago In Winter
A Year Ago in Winter (2008), directed by Caroline Link (German, b. 1964 ), and based on the novel The Aftermath by American author Scott Campbell will have a weeklong run at MoMA, from January 6 through January 11, 2010. It is the story of a grieving mother who commissions an artist to paint a portrait of her children: her 19-year-old son, whose recent death in an accident weighs heavily on the family, and her still-living 22-year-old daughter, who is a dancer struggling to reclaim her life after her brother's sudden death. While the story centers on the way the family deals with the… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Doesn't succumb to the usual weepie-of-the-week cliches."
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"We learn that decorum, nice bottles of wine, and home-cooked dinners can't hide the cracks beneath."
‑ Vadim Rizov, Village Voice
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