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  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    The realistic scenes of oyster farming and the beauty of the Hawkesbury River lend this movie a degree of fascination that its taciturn, beer-swilling characters can't provide. show more

  • 40
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Fails to overcome its hokey script and cliched characterizations. show more

  • 50
    V.A. Musetto New York Post

    There are the makings of a funny movie here, but novice director-writer Anna Reeves isn't up to the job. While her cast is talented, Reeves doesn't concentrate long enough on any plotline or character to build viewer interest. show more

  • 60
    Ken Fox TV Guide

    A terrific showcase for a troupe of fine actors who rarely find work outside the Australian film industry. show more

  • 58
    Sean Axmaker Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    At times it gets lost in the backwaters, but the eccentric characters and offbeat humor make it an entertaining detour. show more

  • 70
    Variety

    A small, carefully composed film that rejoices in the parochial lingo and mores of its richly textured characters. show more

  • 60
    The New York Times

    This darkly humorous, sometimes even raunchy film mostly eludes a typical cutesy, feel-good formula. show more

  • 50
    Village Voice

    A quirky dramedy. show more

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