"A frank, fresh take on English period drama"
— Mick LaSalle, Datebook
"An absorbing, engaging watch with a heady, intoxicating atmosphere."
— Ian Freer, Empire
"Well-crafted. Well-told. Fits the genre neatly. Husson shows great promise."
— Dwight Brown, National Newspaper Publishers Association
"Eva Husson’s affecting and visually pleasing [...] meditation on love and loss."
— Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press
"A thoughtful and deeply affecting meditation on the loneliness of the lifelong writer."
— Kevin Maher, Times (UK)
"This script, by Lady Macbeth's Alice Birch, does remarkable things to make the story breathe on film."
— Tim Robey, Daily Telegraph (UK)
"Audiences will likely be seduced by the combination of Brit star power and the unapologetic steaminess of the central relationship."
— Wendy Ide, Screen International
"Shimmers with confident filmmaking, fine performances and a belief in the melancholic resonance of a lovers’ sanctuary as something difficult to let go of."
— Robert Abele, Los Angeles Times
"A moving drama that shifts back and forwards in time to paint a portrait of its characters' lives, Mothering Sunday is particularly satisfying when it focuses on Jane, who's beautifully portrayed by rising Aussie star Young."
— Anna Smith, Time Out
"It’s a richly detailed mosaic of a movie which pays as much attention to emotional authenticity – a dull ache of grief which is the aftermath of the First World War and a smoldering yearning between the two lovers – as it does to the story itself."
— Wendy Ide, Screen Daily
"Husson leads us through tiny moments building up an origin story of sorts for who Jane will become. These experiences and these observations become the basis of a book about life’s beauty and tragedy binding us in ways that transcend economic and social standing."
— Jared Mobarak, The Film Stage