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  • 100
    Peter Stack San Francisco Chronicle

    Sigourney Weaver is so daring and amazing, her veracity is at times painful to behold. show more

  • 63
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The movie Weaver has to carry has so many nagging imperfections that Academy Award attention looks like a long shot. show more

  • 63
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    If it's not one of the five best of 1999, it's a personal best for Weaver, and that's pretty good. show more

  • 78
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Worth navigating for its refusal to play to the crowd. There's certainly nothing safe or sweet about Weaver's performance. show more

  • 88
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The movie is not tidy. Like its heroine, it doesn't follow the rules. show more

  • 75
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Weaver is superb in a movie as scary and provocative as the timely subject it explores. show more

  • 75
    Jonathan Foreman New York Post

    All of the characters in this story of love, guilt and redemption feel like real people, facing real dilemmas, and you truly care about what happens to them show more

  • 75
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    Gives three first-rate actors a chance to stretch, and they do. show more

  • 50
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    For all the blathering, heavy-handed pathos, we might as well be watching the Lifetime cable channel. show more

  • 38
    Barbara Shulgasser Chicago Tribune

    Strangely unmoving. So what went wrong? show more

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