Genres: Drama

Review: Poetry

What our critics thought of Poetry

Christy Lemire
A lovely movie...understated and mesmerizing.

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Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Completely engrossing.

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What our critics are saying online

There is perhaps something in the river. It floats closer on the current. It is the body of a young woman. “Poetry” opens with this extended shot, so that our realization can slowly grow. Then we meet an old woman named Mija. She learns from her doctor that she is in the early stages of Alzheimer's. It is difficult to be sure what effect this news has. She continues with her life. …Read Full Review
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times - 02/24/2011