"Huston and Jacobs work superbly together"
4 stars - "another arresting adaptation from Rose fascinatingly acted film"
4 stars - "Huston and Jacobs have a marvellously spluttery chemistry...terrific"
The Evening Standard
4 stars - "it sustains an unusual atmosphere and an emotional charge of which Tolstoy might have approved — and both performances are memorably etched into it."
3 stars -"the duelling performances – Huston's saturnine patrician, Jacobs's plaintive everyman – never falter"
The Financial Times
3 stars -"there’s a rueful wit in this character mismatch"
The Irish Times online - 4 stars - review here
View London online - 4 stars - review here
Cinevue online - 4 stars - review here
The Arts Desk online - 4 stars - review here
Best For Film online - 4 stars - review here