About this movie
Cast & Crew
The Old Man
New York Apartment Doorman
- Brian Klugman
- Lee Sternthal
- Jim Young
- Tatiana Kelly
- Michael Benaroya
- Brian Klugman
- Lee Sternthal
Reviews by Rotten Tomatoes
percent positive reviews
Jim Schembri, 3AW
Engrossing morality tale about lying, guilt and just how great a character actor Jeremy Irons has turned into.– Full review
Don Groves, sbs.com.au
Melodrama built on a shallow, contrived literary device.– Full review
Simon Miraudo, Quickflix
Literary soapie The Words is mutton dressed as bespectacled lamb.– Full review
Andrew L. Urban, Urban Cinefile
A fable and a lesson, but it is a thoroughly enjoyable one, delivered with masterful performances and a great sense of storytelling tradition– Full review
Louise Keller, Urban Cinefile
A wonderful screenplay in which three stories are skilfully interwoven to deliver a rich and satisfying film that questions integrity above all else– Full review
CJ Johnson, ABC Radio (Australia)
Sometimes you're flabbergasted when very good actors are in very bad films. But no-one sets out to make a bad movie. They just turn out that way. But, seriously, there's no way that the script of...– Full review
Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger
A mostly middling drama.– Full review
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