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Ratings & Reviews

  1. Vamsi's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    A moving film with little theatrics

  2. fearraigh's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    Brilliant as it is, the New Romanian Cinema often lacks an emotional compass - its universe is a fairly unforgiving one. A Mere Breath is an affecting exception, even here too there is a lot of toughness. The portrayal of a devout Christian family could have lurched into lazy stereotype but we see here pragmatic, loving believers. A quietly heartening film about good people.

  3. lou.'s rating of the film A Mere Breath

    The camera follows for few years a couple, parents of three, struggling for their kids – in different, difficult ages each – especially for the one who is born sick. The main theme is the blind, naif faith and self-serving religion. They desperately want to believe in miracles, hesitant to entrust science and medicine; in the end, they'll be eventually persuaded, but [predictable spoiler] nothing's going to change.

  4. Seth Carreiro's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    Interesting look into a family's life shot of the course of several years. Many changes, many emotional moments.

  5. nica's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    - better than Boyhood - I truly hope the family, especially Denisa is okay (chris marker’s review is too misleading btw. the father is religious but not to the point that he doesn't believe in medical help, etc.)

  6. mgaspa's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    Extraordinary film . Bravo !!!

  7. Slappy McGee's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    (3.5 stars) What starts off as a documentary that is pretty dry and pretty religion-oriented slowly turns into a fascinating coming of age story. An overly religious and domineering father who loses his job at the beginning, a daughter suffering from spina bifada, a wife trying to cope with both, and a teenage son slowly drifting away from everyone. It's amazing what can happen in 7 years.

  8. Alex's rating of the film A Mere Breath

  9. Chris monks's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    One cringe-inducing scene after another. Faith shouldn't be used the way it is by this father.

  10. malachiesipucheala94's rating of the film A Mere Breath

  11. toeachiscinema's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    Shot over 7 years and it shows.

  12. remora's rating of the film A Mere Breath

    more than you'll ever learn in film school.