With the approach of Christmas causing him to feel lonely in life and love, Robert Malone ((Academy Award Winner Martin Landau) braves the wintery snow to arrive home from his job at the grocery store only to find a stranger (Academy Award Winner Ellen Burstyn) standing in his home. What begins as an odd and awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a romantic late life love affair that takes us on a heartfelt and wonderful journey which takes an unexpected turn.
Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes
Will hit home with anyone who has had to struggle with the most difficult aspects of aging.Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, 09.10.2010
Call Lovely, Still life-affirming if you must, but its uplift is designed less to reassure than to honor the difficult process of how we deal when faced with the loss of those we have loved.Ella Taylor, Village Voice, 09.07.2010
A haunting duet for two great actors who haven't lost a step and have gained the most exquisite lyricism.David Edelstein, New York Magazine, 09.07.2010
Fackler's patronizing debut reduces a lifetime of experience into a collection of senior citizen stereotypes.Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News, 09.09.2010