Everyday (2013)

Karen (Shirley Henderson) is raising four children while her husband Ian is prison for a crime that is never addressed in the film. She juggles the demands of her life as a bartender, a mother and a wife who must frequently travel by train… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: November 22, 2013
DVD Release Date: April 8, 2014
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: It suffers from pacing problems and an uneven screenplay, but Michael Winterbottom's Everyday is also a refreshingly unorthodox and admirably naturalistic take on one family's struggle to stay together.

Stephen Holden
New York Times

Moment by moment, it all adds up. The scenes of the family huddling and hugging, greeting and parting, and reaffirming primal bonds are quietly moving.

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David Fear
Time Out

Even with the actors' laudable work-especially Simm, who finally shakes off the notion that he's a poor man's Simon Pegg-there's not enough going on past the temporal trick to make the humanistic elements pop.

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Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Metro (UK)

However, its everyday intimacy and episodic structure - the scenes are focused around the family's few prison visits and the dad's precious day releases - are really better suited to TV.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

The film's day-to-day aches are quiet and lovingly rendered.

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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

Wise and involving ...

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Dan Mecca
The Film Stage

The raw talent and emotion on display here is nothing short of masterful.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

For better and for worse-mostly for worse-it sticks to the mundane promise of its title.

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Todd McCarthy
Hollywood Reporter

An admirable idea in theory proves to be a real slog to sit through.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Five years in the life of a couple who must improvise their marriage and family life when he is in prison, learning that difficulties in marriage are opportunities to discover ever deeper reserves of love.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
'Everyday'. Incredibly intimate and real due to its writing, direction and devotion to time. The score is gloriously melancholy and hopeful all at… More
Walter M.
"Everyday" is the story of Karen(Shirley Henderson) and Ian(John Simm, not playing a time traveler for once), parents of four children. While Ian is… More
The Movie Waffler
More than any other British film-maker working today, Winterbottom is pushing the boundaries of narrative technique. His latest examines the lives of a family… More