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Based on 32 Critics
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fan reviews ( 12 )
  • A very noble movie, which makes it interesting at times, but not often enough. show more

  • The saga ultimately lacks the emotional wallop of the TV version. But its clever writing, strong performances and sumptuous production design make for a rich experience nonetheless. show more

  • The world didn't need a superficial big-screen adaptation of a rich, dense book that's about, among many other things, the passage of time. The perplexity is why the film is so lifeless and remote. show more

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  • January 20, 2009 Valorie
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    A real window into the era's more's and beliefs. The acting was incredible and the motivation was "spot" on. Movies of this type are rare and that is unfortunate.

  • August 21, 2008 Ron
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    Best movie of the summer, hands down. Entertaining, thought provoking, great cinematography, and the story line could be about any family, anywhere. 5 thumbs up, and don't know why this movie got no press.....

  • August 19, 2008 RedFishDrewFish
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    I actually really enjoyed it. An intelligent watcher might enjoy the subtly in the themes presented. Worth a watch and an open mind.

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