May In The Summer
May was a writer at the height of inspiration. She was getting married so she had to put aside everything to return home. Landscape was old but people were not old, she felt strange between thoughts and actions of people, lost even in her own family.
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August 29, 2014 Refreshingly normal middle-class family in modern Amman and diversity of people give the familial dynamics added interest for a rare and lovely, if mild, view from Jordan.Read in Source
El Pais (Spain)
August 09, 2016 If you're looking for a deep reflection on Jordan and the Middle East, this isn't the film for you. [Full review in Spanish]Read in Source
Under the Radar
September 18, 2014 [May In The Summer] unfortunately lacks the emotional depth for a satisfying resolution.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
August 28, 2014 There's goodwill to go around in Dabis' modestly engaging yarn, from its appealing performances to the times it zeroes in on the ways culture, tradition and individuality cause headaches and heartaches as much as comfort.Read in Source
August 29, 2014 You believe in these people, you care about them and their struggles. And in the end, you wish them all the best.Read in Source
August 09, 2016 The film itself is very regular, but when the family drama kicks in everything gets more interesting. [Full review in Spanish]Read in Source
September 04, 2014 Ultimately you're left with a drama so contained, it can be neatly wrapped up in single sentences of passed-on wisdom.Read in Source
San Diego Reader
September 04, 2014 Notable chiefly for its knowing, comfortable depictions of female relationships, sibling relationships, familial relationships. Also its determination to rise above some of its more sitcommy plot points.Read in Source
September 18, 2014 A film that pulls us in with a sweet and powerful story where major tent poles of religion and politics are presented in a strong but subtle way.Read in Source
Punch Drunk Critics
January 09, 2017 While May in the Summer paints a compelling family portrait, May remains a largely opaque character, so the film doesn't totally deliver as a tale of her self-discovery.Read in Source
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