Take This Waltz

Take This Waltz

Take This Waltz

Indie romantic-drama about 28-year-old Margot (Michelle Williams), who is happily married to Lou (Seth Rogen) a cookbook author. But when she meets Daniel (Luke Kirby) - a dashing artist who has moved in next door - their mutual attraction strains Margot's belief in her marriage. 

From actress, writer and director Sarah Polley (Away From Her).

2011Rating: MA15+, for language, some strong sexual content and graphic nudity112 minsCanada
DramaRomance
71%
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Reviews & comments

Great performance

Yet another great performance from Michelle Williams. She plays a happily married woman who falls for a man that lives across the street. The marriage seems to be fine and happy, yet there is still an empty feeling she seems to have. That gets fufilled by the young man next door. This is a great indie film with a great performance from Williams and good...

4.0
0

This is a headline.

I loved this movie so much I would stick it in the oven at 150 for three hours and then eat it. I'm not good at this game. Right, so (Spoiler-ish alert) I was confused as to where the storyline was heading until the shower scene (as mentioned in the main review) where the women are all showering and talking about relationships, one of the older ladies...

3.0
0

Identifiable romantic drama

A very authentic and thought provoking drama highlighting the fragility and complexity of relationships when put to the test.Michelle Williams once again excels in her performance as a quirky,playful and young at heart woman who is has an idealistic attitude to love and yearns for the unattainable.Her love interest,Luke Kirby is a nice bit of eye candy too...

4.0
0

Great emotional drama

Michelle Williams plays the damaged/down trodden people well. She cuts another emotional level in American cinema which is on a high for me

5.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Despite a few tonal and structural missteps, this intelligent, perceptive drama proves as intimately and gratifyingly femme-focused as Polley's 2006 debut, 'Away From Her.'

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Total Film

Total Film

press

Think 'Blue Valentine' with better sex.

4.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Sarah Polley's honest, sure-footed, emotionally generous second feature. Ms. Williams, one of the bravest and smartest actresses working in movies today, portrays a young woman who is indecisive and confused, but never passive.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Sarah Polley's study of an all-consuming infatuation confirms the Canadian director's status as an intelligent talent.

4.0
0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

There is a lot of truth in this portrait of a marriage running out of the will to survive.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Somehow it is the waiting - for the fall that you expect is coming, for the marriage you figure will fall apart - that makes "Take This Waltz" one to make room for on your dance card.

2.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

This sophomore feature is a stumble backwards in terms of maturity.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Sarah Polley’s second film is a masterfully painted portrait of an ordinary marriage under threat, dominated by a central performance of exquisite subtlety and observation.

4.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Despite a few tonal and structural missteps, this intelligent, perceptive drama proves as intimately and gratifyingly femme-focused as Polley's 2006 debut, 'Away From Her.'

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

Think 'Blue Valentine' with better sex.

4.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Sarah Polley's honest, sure-footed, emotionally generous second feature. Ms. Williams, one of the bravest and smartest actresses working in movies today, portrays a young woman who is indecisive and confused, but never passive.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Sarah Polley's study of an all-consuming infatuation confirms the Canadian director's status as an intelligent talent.

4.0
0
Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

press

There is a lot of truth in this portrait of a marriage running out of the will to survive.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

Somehow it is the waiting - for the fall that you expect is coming, for the marriage you figure will fall apart - that makes "Take This Waltz" one to make room for on your dance card.

2.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

This sophomore feature is a stumble backwards in terms of maturity.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Sarah Polley’s second film is a masterfully painted portrait of an ordinary marriage under threat, dominated by a central performance of exquisite subtlety and observation.

4.0
0

Great performance

Yet another great performance from Michelle Williams. She plays a happily married woman who falls for a man that lives across the street. The marriage seems to be fine and happy, yet there is still an empty feeling she seems to have. That gets fufilled by the young man next door. This is a great indie film with a great performance from Williams and good...

4.0
0

This is a headline.

I loved this movie so much I would stick it in the oven at 150 for three hours and then eat it. I'm not good at this game. Right, so (Spoiler-ish alert) I was confused as to where the storyline was heading until the shower scene (as mentioned in the main review) where the women are all showering and talking about relationships, one of the older ladies...

3.0
0

Identifiable romantic drama

A very authentic and thought provoking drama highlighting the fragility and complexity of relationships when put to the test.Michelle Williams once again excels in her performance as a quirky,playful and young at heart woman who is has an idealistic attitude to love and yearns for the unattainable.Her love interest,Luke Kirby is a nice bit of eye candy...

4.0
0

Great emotional drama

Michelle Williams plays the damaged/down trodden people well. She cuts another emotional level in American cinema which is on a high for me

5.0
0