White Reindeer
White Reindeer (2013)

Christmastime is looking swell for pretty, unassuming real-estate-agent Suzanne Barrington: she just sold a house to a nice swinger couple; her weatherman husband Jeff scored a sweet new job; and her favorite holiday is quickly approaching.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: December 6, 2013
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

A film about grief and Christmas cheer that reveals a big heart without pulling its darkly comic punches.

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Katie Walsh
The Playlist

White Reindeer is compelling in many ways...Unfortunately though, her story isn't fully rendered or realistic, playing the same note for too long.

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Dan Mecca
The Film Stage

It's one of the better Christmas films to come out in some time, and also one of the saddest ever made.

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Peter Keough
Boston Globe

Luckily, [Clark] has a cast that elevates the puerility into genuine pathos and absurdity.

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Bilge Ebiri
New York Magazine/Vulture

The White Reindeer is a deliberately awkward little movie, and it's a hard one to shake.

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David 'Mad Dog' Bradley
Rip It Up

A star of the low/no-budget scene, Hollyman delivers a subtle, sometimes funny and often uncomfortably melancholy performance.

Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

Hollyman takes this woman's barely controlled dignity on a quietly brave, revealing ride.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

A cool, kinky tale of sudden bereavement, sexual adventure and hard-won hope.

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Henry Northmore
The List

White Reindeer is too downbeat and maudlin to become a true Xmas classic but offers an interesting alternative with a vaguely heart-warming message about muddling through the trials and tribulations of our flawed and fragile lives.

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Flixster Audience Score: 51% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Original, but definitely not a "Christmas movie" as such. Set in December, a woman returns home to find her husband has been murdered, and shortly… More
Anthony Le
Wow. What is there to say about this film. There's definitely competition between this, and Loveless Zoritsa for the worst film I've seen this week. I… More
c0up  
'White Reindeer'. Three parts wickedly dark humour, one part emotional; a lovely take on grief. Hollyman's face conveys a lot!
Dann Michalski
While the indie film White Reindeer is an interesting character drama, it kind of loses its way halfway through. The story follows a real-estate agent whose… More