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The Family Tree

R In Theaters 08/26/2011 , 95min.
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Viewer Score
83%
Viewer score based on 19 ratings
24%
Critic score based on 7 reviews

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Village Voice
Thin as it is, Family Tree is no slog - the droll, attentive performances by Davis and Mulroney are endearing, and the extraneous guest-star bits (including Christina Hendricks as a secretary, no less) and rambling B stories aren't overly distracting. Full Review
Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine
A few trite race and religion jokes goose up what's mostly a sentimental story of a dysfunctional family suddenly and magically learning to function again. Full Review
Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
Director Vivi Friedman's inability to successfully reconcile the film's duality undercuts an eclectic cast gamely committed to Mark Lisson's thematically ambitious, if scattered, script. Full Review
Stephen Holden
The New York Times
The only reason I can think of to watch Vivi Friedman's flat, satirical farce The Family Tree - and it's not a good enough reason - is the opportunity to play a game of spot the semi-star. Full Review

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