Skip to main content

PG| 1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
An extraordinary woman's lessons transform a lonely orphan's life.

Cast: Connie Nielsen , Aidan Quinn , John Bell , Jack Gleeson , Tara Alice Scully , Niamh Shaw , Bonnie Bollivar , Gerald Boner

Director: Vic Sarin

Genres: Drama

A Shine of Rainbows (2009)

Release Date: April 23rd, 2010|1 hr. 41 min.

watch now
critic reviews (4)
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    A sweet, good-looking film about nice people in a beautiful place, and young John Bell is an appealing performer in the tradition of the Culkins. Quinn and Nielsen are pros who take their roles seriously, and Vic Sarin's direction gets the job done. show more

  • 50
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    Sincere performances and the beautiful gold-and-grey Donegal landscape can only go so far in A Shine of Rainbows, a family film that risks drowning in its own syrup. show more

  • 60
    Variety

    Irresistibly good-natured even when it's cheesy. show more

  • April 30, 2010 vlo164
    Report This User

    It is a family friendly movie with an excellent story, characters, and scenery. The acting, music, and cinematography will capture your heart as the movie continues to evolve and grow into a very satisfying and fulfilling conclusion. A refreshing movie that all will enjoy.

similar movies

  • Nanny McPhee Returns (2010)

  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010)

  • Two Brothers (2004)

  • Finding Neverland (2004)

  • The Nutcracker (2010)

Stay Connected with Moviefone

Download the Free App!

How do you watch stuff?

loading

How else do you watch?

Select your online providers
My Settings

You are currently subscribed as: {email}


Subscriptions

Get the latest reviews, movie news, photos, and trailers sent straight to your inbox.

Weekly Newsletter

Daily alerts

Movies

You're not following any movies.

These are the movies you’re currently following.


    Update settings
    X