A love story.
Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Faith Wladyka, John Doman, Mike Vogel, Marshall Johnson
|Screenplay||Derek Cianfrance, Camil Delavigne, Joey Curtis|
|Editing||Jim Helton, Ron Patane|
|SA distributor||Nu Metro|
|Produced by||Hunting Lane Films, Silverwood Films|
|Language||Strong, fairly frequent|
|Comments||Strongly adult themes.|
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|Sex / Nudity
||Blood / Gore / Gross
|Guns / Weapons
||Alcohol / Drugs
||Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
|Frightening / Tense Scenes
||Tense Family Scenes
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What the Critics say
|Cape Argus / The Star|
Theresa Smith Romcom bucks trend with unhappy end
Laetitia Pople Kyker aanskou hoe dit lyk as man en vrou mekaar háát
Duayne Byrge A love story that's sure to leave you feeling blue
Ray Greene It’s no date movie, but it will provoke debate and discussion, and it lingers in the mind far longer than a more typical approach to romance.
|Chicago Sunday Times|
Jason Anderson It’s thrilling to see two performers as gifted as Gosling and Williams get the chance to go for broke.
James Berardinelli Whatever the motivation for seeing it, however, Blue Valentine deserves to be seen. The cumulative experience leaves an aftertaste that, although not bitter, is too strong to be easily washed away. That's the mark of a worthwhile motion picture.
C. Fuchs Blue Valentine is one of those films you admire as it unfolds, but will likely never watch again due to its overall sad/downer aura and the fact that it will likely remind many a viewer of their own and possibly similar relationship experiences.
Tomatometer This emotionally gripping examination of a marriage on the rocks isn't always easy to watch, but Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling give performances of unusual depth and power.
What the People say
11203 Netizens Heartbreaking and Powerful
Average .. 67%