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A Month of Sundays

Directed by Matthew Saville
Australia, 2015
Comedy, Drama

Synopsis

Miserable real estate agent Frank, whose business is failing and his relationship with his family is at an all-time low, meets by chance Sarah, a nice woman who reminds him of his mother. Their friendship starts healing him emotionally.

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A Month of Sundays Directed by Matthew Saville

Awards & Festivals

Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards

2017 | 2 nominations including: Best Director

Australian Film Critics Association Awards

2017 | 3 nominations including: Best Actor

Whilst the final product feels poorly paced and dull, it doesn’t feel like an unfinished mess, suggesting that Saville has completed the exact project that he wanted to make. The film culminates in an ending that perfectly fits the rules and regulations of satisfying self-contained scriptwriting 101, but does little to make A Month of Sundays worth noting.
October 20, 2015
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Delicate performances by Anthony LaPaglia and Julia Blake go a long way toward making the trite plotting seem sophisticated from moment to moment, but commercial prospects are as mild as the movie itself.
October 16, 2015
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His third feature may traverse well-worn notions of redemption and acceptance involving family and mortality; however strongly written parts — and good performances, particularly by lead actor and executive producer Anthony LaPaglia — enliven the film’s brush with the familiar.
September 14, 2015
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