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  • 40
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    Rickards tries hard in a difficult role and Greg Germann offers nice support as an empathetic neighbor. But like her character, it's Broderick who keeps things from falling apart. show more

  • 70
    Sheri Linden The Hollywood Reporter

    Fly Away is an affecting portrait of a single mother and her severely autistic daughter. show more

  • 75
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    The actors are so exemplary that it is difficult to imagine this is not a documentary. They might not be household names, but they will be. show more

  • 63
    Kyle Smith New York Post

    Fly Away is more situation than story, though, and the Germann character's welcoming, almost saintly vibe doesn't fit. show more

  • 80
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    The lovely, heartbreaking Fly Away benefits from superb performances and a gripping story managed with simplicity and grace by writer-producer-director Janet Grillo. show more

  • 80
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    Taking a coolheaded approach to hot-button issues, Fly Away overcomes its neatly bow-tied ending with strong performances (including Greg Germann as a sensitive neighbor) and a spare, intelligent script. show more

  • 80
    Joe Leydon Variety

    Exceptional performances by two femme leads and sensitive but unsentimental storytelling throughout. show more

  • 60
    Ernest Hardy L.A. Weekly

    Fly Away could have been stronger if its antiseptic visual style, which anchors it in old-fashioned TV movie mode, had been more adventurous in shouldering some of the weight of depicting the emotional and psychic anguish of the story. show more

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