Some Kind of Love reviews by Linda Barnard from The Star

Initially seeming so personal, Montreal filmmaker Thomas Burstyn’s family examination Some Kind of Love gradually reveals itself to be a relatable documentary. His primary focus is his late mother’s eccentric stepsister, prolific London artist Yolanda Sonnabend. With echoes of Grey Gardens, Yolanda lives in a ramshackle London house with a posh address, packed with 50…

Some Kind of Love review by Susan G. Cole from Now toronto

Thomas Burstyn’s documentary looks at first like an indulgent examination of his own family’s intimacy issues. But soon it blossoms into an emotionally charged investigation into the universal themes of familial love, ambivalence and obligation. Burstyn, a child of second world war refugees, declares early on that his first interest is his estranged brother, but…