Nostalgia (2018 film)

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Theatrical release poster
Directed byMark Pellington
Produced by
O’Shea Read
Written by
Music byLaurent Eyquem
CinematographyMatt Sakatani Roe
Edited byArndt-Wulf Peemöller
Distributed byBleecker Street
Release date
  • January 6, 2018 (2018-01-06) (Palm Springs)
  • February 16, 2018 (2018-02-16) (United States)
Running time
114 minutes
CountryUnited States

Nostalgia is an American drama film directed by Mark Pellington and written by Pellington and Alex Ross Perry. It stars Jon Hamm, Nick Offerman, Amber Tamblyn, Patton Oswalt, Catherine Keener, Ellen Burstyn, Bruce Dern, John Ortiz, and James LeGros.[1]

It premiered at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on January 6, 2018.[2] It was released by Bleecker Street on February 16, 2018.


A mosaic of stories about love and loss, exploring relationship to objects, artifacts, and memories.



The film's North American distribution rights were picked up by Bleecker Street at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival.[3] It is scheduled to be released on February 16, 2018.[4]

Critical reception[edit]

Nostalgia holds a 38% approval rating on review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, based on 52 reviews, with a weighted average of 5.37/10. The website's critics consensus reads, "Nostalgia combines talented actors and honorable intentions, but poky pacing and a lack of depth make it unlikely the end result will ever inspire the titular emotion."[5] On Metacritic, the film holds a rating of 46 out of 100, based on 21 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[6]


  1. ^ Lang, Brent (January 22, 2017). "Bleecker Street Nabs 'Nostalgia' With Jon Hamm, Ellen Burstyn". Variety. Penske Business Media. Retrieved February 21, 2017.
  2. ^ Pena, Xochitl (January 14, 2018). "'Nostalgia' stars Jon Hamm, Catherine Keener and is director Mark Pellington's 'labor of love'". The Desert Sun. Gannett Company. Retrieved January 14, 2018.
  3. ^ Hipes, Patrick (January 22, 2017). "Bleecker Street Acquires Mark Pellington's 'Nostalgia' – Sundance". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media. Retrieved February 21, 2017.
  4. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (October 26, 2017). "Bleecker Street Sets Release Dates For 'What They Had', 'Disobedience' & More". Deadline Hollywood. Penske Business Media. Retrieved October 26, 2017.
  5. ^ "Nostalgia (2018)". Rotten Tomatoes. Fandango Media. Retrieved May 24, 2019.
  6. ^ "Nostalgia Reviews". Metacritic. CBS Interactive. Retrieved March 2, 2017.

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