Beginners

(2010)

Genres: Drama

Review: Beginners

What our critics thought of Beginners

Christy Lemire
Absolutely charming.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Touching, and it has a tender side to it.

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Beginners
Six months after his mother dies, Oliver's father tells him something startling: "I am gay." His father is 75 and was married for 38 years. Oliver himself is about 38 when he learns this news and is in a different sort of closet: Afraid of failing, afraid of commitment, afraid to trust, he has never had a meaningful relationship. "Beginners" is about how both men find love. It is a film in which only a dog named Arthur seems to hold everything in perspective. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 06/08/2011