The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (2014)

With his unique vision, writer/director Ned Benson ambitiously captures a complete picture of a relationship in the beautifully relatable portrait of love, empathy and truth that is THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY. Once happily married,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 12, 2014
DVD Release Date: February 3, 2015
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Led by strong performances from Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby is a hauntingly original rumination on love and loss.

David Sims
The Atlantic

It's a glum, wrenching experience to watch, but the emotional impact is just far too shallow to linger.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

Worth it for the talent on display, disappointing for what the talent has been given, or not given, to work with.

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Candice Frederick
Reel Talk Online

The Disappearance Of Eleanor Rigby: Them is a lovely enough film even though it may not stick with you much long after the ending credits.

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Wesley Morris

American movies are running perilously low on fresh, youngish talent. Who knows what [director] Benson will do next. I just left his first movie desperate to experience the second one.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Maturely written, richly characterized, and flawlessly acted.

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Alex Heeney
Seventh Row

As a concept, these retellings of the same story from two perspectives is a brilliant idea, and it's executed thoughtfully.

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Richard Roeper

Chastain delivers a brilliant performance that could earn her another Oscar nomination.

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Rafer Guzman

A delicate and ephemeral romance.

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Sonny Bunch
Washington Free Beacon

If you have three-plus hours to spare, you'll find good company. McAvoy and Chastain are great, plumbing the emotional depths of their characters' broken marriage.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
Bereft of their child, a man and woman separate after the woman's attempted suicide. I spent an entire day with The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby, so I… More
John Ballantine
My understanding is that this was originally broken up into "him" and "her" films. I unfortunately only saw the "them" version but… More
Carlos Magalhães
A sensitive drama with strong performances but unfortunately a bit longer than it should be, with a lot of unnecessary dialogue (like the final tête-à-tête… More
Luke Eberhardt
Ned Benson's Outstanding Feature Film debut is a one of a kind romantic drama that certainly hits all the high notes as part of American Independent… More
Mark Hobin
The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby is a well acted exercise by a talented ensemble. There are some nice vignettes particularly involving Jessica Chastain that… More