Full Time

critic Reviews

, 95% Fresh Tomatometer Score
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    William RepassSlant Magazine
    Full Time doesn’t have much to say about organized labor, or labor in general, other than that work can be really stressful.
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    David StrattonThe Australian
    Julie’s dilemma is expertly illustrated by both the actor and the director. The film is shot and edited with flawless precision.
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    Paul ByrnesSydney Morning Herald
    Laure Calamy has an extraordinary ability to project warmth, as well as strength. Her character here is down but never out, no matter how hard life pushes her.
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    Wendy IdeScreen International
    It's a propulsively intense piece of filmmaking - at times a bit like watching a highwire chainsaw juggling act about to go horribly and catastrophically wrong.
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    Avi OfferNYC Movie Guru
    One of the most gripping, intense and unnerving thrillers since Uncut Gems.
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    Dallas KingFlick Feast
    One of the most relevant and frightening thrillers of the year. A breathless masterclass in execution, this is cinema at its finest.
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    John McDonaldAustralian Financial Review
    By the time the credits rolled I felt thoroughly exhausted, as if I’d just spent the past hour-and-a-half waiting for trains that never come, standing crammed into buses, sitting in cars trapped in traffic jams, running to get to work on time…
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    Alex HeeneySeventh Row
    In his second feature film, Full Time, writer-director Éric Gravel transforms a week in the life of a working mother into a heart-pounding thriller that puts us in her stressed headspace.


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    Marc RicovFilm Inquiry
    It’s a panic-fuelled portrait of human resilience that’s crafted with both urgency and grace, examining the self-sacrificial nature of parenting and the instinct to persevere when all hope is lost.
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    Sarah WardConcrete Playground
    Calling the end result frenetic and kinetic still doesn't capture what a blood pressure-raising experience Full Time is, while remaining devastatingly empathetic and insightful&#59; if The Worst Person in the World met Uncut Gems, it might look like this.
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