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78
Based on 22 Critics
  • The performances are uncommonly fine...Lone Star isn't built to ride trends. It's built to last. show more

  • This film is a wonder - the best work yet by one of our most original and independent filmmakers - and after it is over, and you begin to think about it, its meanings begin to flower. show more

  • Sayles cannily blends drama, romance, mystery, and social observation into a satisfying, if slightly overlong, whole. In the hands of a lesser film maker, this material could easily have degenerated into routine melodrama, but Sayles keeps it on a consistently high level. show more

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