Tuesday, After Christmas
Tuesday, After Christmas (2011)

The Romanian New Wave of the past decade has yielded such internationally acclaimed gems as 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, The Death of Mr. Lazarescu and 12:08 East of Bucharest. Add to them Tuesday, After Christmas, an elegant, emotionally… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 25, 2011
DVD Release Date: December 27, 2011
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew O'Hehir

"Tuesday, After Christmas" goes down pretty smooth, with a sneaky-powerful aftertaste.

Noel Murray
AV Club

More about well-observed moments of everyday life than it is about heightened melodrama.

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Martin Tsai
Critic's Notebook

"Tuesday, After Christmas" simply doesn't add anything new to the stale tale of infidelity.

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Scott Tobias

The latest bloom from the flourishing garden that is Romanian cinema, Radu Muntean's Tuesday, After Christmas chronicles the emotional fallout from a classic love triangle, but it unfolds with the agonizing tension of a suspense film.

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Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out

Muntean has pulled off the near-impossible, turning each scene (captured in capacious long takes) into arias of generosity for his actors.

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Amy Taubin

Brilliant acting is what distinguishes most Romanian New Wave movies, and here the interactions of Brănescu, Oprişor, and Popistaşu are exceptional.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Like an alternate-universe Woody Allen film, in which real people wrestle with what their hearts want despite the hurt it causes everyone, including themselves.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Marital infidelity is hardly a new cinematic topic. But this film is far from cliched, thanks to the literate script and a trio of sensitive performances...

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

It might seem that Muntean is doing less work here, or avoiding choices, but he is very definitely making deliberate choices. Indeed, his choices seem to cut closer to the bone.

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Carlos Magalhães
An engaging drama that gives us the impression that the excellent actors are improvising in the many long takes, so natural and unaffected they seem in their… More
Mark Abell
A married man finds himself torn between his young lover and his wife of ten years and finds he must choose which direction he wants his life to proceed.… More
Nate Zoebl
Who knew that Romania, of all places, was the wellspring of tremendous artistic talent? Over the last five years or so, Romania has been home to a burgeoning… More
Daisy Maduro
Romanian movie, Tuesday after Christmas, told the story of a love triangle, of a married man named Paul who,had to make a tough decision after Christmas. I… More
Walter M.
To start, "Tuesday, After Christmas" has certain things in common with other Romanian films that caused the Romanian New Wave to implode, taking half… More