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Based on 22 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
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  • 75
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Told so simply and powerfully that it seems to carry echoes of earlier, timeless tales. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Nicely filmed and acted. show more

  • 56
    Michael Atkinson Mr. Showbiz

    Feels repetitive and impacted. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    With Solomon & Gaenor, it is hard to overlook the folly of the characters. Does it count as a tragedy when the characters get more or less what they were asking for? show more

  • 63
    John Petrakis Chicago Tribune

    Has a melodramatic glow. show more

  • 63
    Curtis Morgan Miami Herald

    Bogs down in a deep muck of inevitability. show more

  • 63
    Wesley Morris San Francisco Examiner

    The film is in the key of "Romeo and Juliet," and it's a one-note tune. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    It takes us nowhere we haven't been before, except geographically. show more

  • 50
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Tepid tale of star-crossed lovers in 1910 Wales. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The performances are uniformly excellent. show more

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