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Louder Than Words

PG-13| 1 hr. 33 min.

Plot Summary

This inspiring film, based on a true story, finds a couple, John (David Duchovny) and Brenda (Hope Davis) trying to put their life together after the tragic death of their young daughter, Maria (Olivia Steele-Falconer). As they deal with their numbing grief, they discover a way to honor their daughter’s wish for health and well-being for all children. With the help of their community, led by good friend Bruce (Timothy Hutton), they establish a children’s hospital called the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital… a state of the art health facility that
brings the whole family into the healing process. Instead of being torn apart by their tragedy, John and Brenda celebrate their very special daughter and help thousands of children and their families.
 

Cast: David Duchovny , Hope Davis , Timothy Hutton , Olivia Steele-Falconer , Adelaide Kane , Xander Berkeley , Ben Rosenfield , Morgan Griffin

Director: Anthony Fabian

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: ARC Entertainment

Louder Than Words (2013)

Release Date: August 1st, 2014|1 hr. 33 min.

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critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( 1 )
  • This story truly is inspirational and a lesson about civic responsibility. However, it makes for little more than a TV movie or a straight-to-video snack. show more

  • Duchovny tamps down his sardonic style to play a quiet guy, but the result is blandness. Timothy Hutton gives a solid turn as a standup businessman. In all, director Anthony Fabian isn’t sure how to build a nontreacly movie out of an inspiring true-life story. show more

  • This Lifetime-grade pic is bad enough to have no impact, a vanity project whose ostensible story -- a grieving dad fights bureaucracy to build a children's hospital honoring his dead daughter -- is one of the least dramatic things put on screen in recent years. show more

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  • October 05, 2014 Shannon Collins
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    It was slow to start but it did get better. Its worth seeing if you like touching movies.

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