Lemonade (2018) - Rotten Tomatoes

Lemonade (2018)




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Movie Info

While working in the US on a temporary visa as a caretaker, Mara, a 30 year-old single mother from Romania, marries Daniel, an American. After the arrival of her son Dragos, everything seems to have fallen perfectly into place. When the process of getting a green card veers unexpectedly off course, however, Mara is faced with abuses of power on every level and forced to answer a dark question about herself - how far would you go to get what you want?


Critic Reviews for Lemonade

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (2)

An engaging and harrowingly topical drama.

February 26, 2018 | Full Review…

"Lemonade" remains effective and agitating precisely where it needs to be, while the subtleties of Manovici's performance, clouding her ingenue-like appearance with flashes of hard-lived savvy, keep the drama on edge.

February 25, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Lemonade is a movie that addresses the issue of migration from the esthetic and narrative style of the new Romanian cinema. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 12, 2019 | Full Review…

"At least, in the ending, the movie leaves room for hope".

August 11, 2019 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

While Lemonade makes a certain sociopolitical comment about the situation in Romania, its protest is universal and tremendously human. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 9, 2019 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Lemonade offers a caustic critique of optimism and the false ideal of the American Dream. [Full Review in Spanish]

August 9, 2019 | Full Review…

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