Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After meeting Arnold (John Turturro) on a night out, she finds herself thrust into an unexpected new romance, filled with both the joys of budding love and the complications of dating, identity and family.
"Moore — vulnerable but undauntable — lives every moment in her skin, fantastic to the last glorious frame." - Entertainment Weekly
"Moore makes this solo moment touching, bittersweet and triumphant." - Movie Nation
"Moore lets us see, through her quietly shining performance, that Gloria believes in love, in the way an old song can make you feel a little younger, and in the power of dressing up and hitting a dance floor by yourself, moving as if in a trance, letting the music take you to a better place." - The Seattle Times
"In a world where film arguably celebrates youth more often than middle-aged people in Hollywood, it's refreshing to see the opposite artfully done with one step on the dance floor at a time." - Arizona Republic
"Moore’s compassionate performance confirms the strength of the original and its beloved heroine’s universal appeal. More than that, Gloria Bell proves that the best stories can be told endlessly, so long as they’re told well." - Indiewire
"Moore’s performance means that we are with Gloria every step of the way, sharing in the little victories and the jolting setbacks." - Screen International
"Moore plays Gloria with a twinkle in her eye that makes her lovable and a yearning for connection that makes her relatable." - The Playlist