Reviews: Ammonite (2020)

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  • Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews
    • Excerpt: Winslet is extraordinary here, every year of unappreciated hard work writ across her expression, her mannish way of walking the gait of a laborer…Lee’s fashioned a wonderful what-if examination of a little known historical figure
  • Sarah Gopaul @ Digital Journal
    • Excerpt: The camera captures their need for each other, while not being intrusive or trying to overly romanticize their visceral passion.
  • Mark Hobin @ Fast Film Reviews
    • Excerpt: This is the kind of experience that inspires thoughtful critics to consult a thesaurus. One must interestingly describe an account with a more creative word than “boring.”
  • Jared Mobarak @
    • Excerpt: On its own merits the film is handsomely made with wonderful acting and a lived in environment. [But Lee] could have simply written [it] without using any real names.
  • [New] | Joao Pinto @ Portal Cinema [Portuguese]
  • Amir Siregar @ Amir at the Movies [Indonesian]
    • Excerpt: Ammonite’ is a quiet, contemplative drama that consistently engaging and often affecting. Francis Lee crafts a poetic film that impresses with its poignant storytelling, stunning cinematography, and incredible performances delivered by the titanic talents of Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan at the forefront.