Lane transforms this seriocomic saga of a devastated American divorcee who impulsively purchases a Tuscan villa, thereby changing her life, into a spellbinding display of emotional transparency. Full Review
The New York Times
The story of self-discovery through which the writer and director Audrey Wells leads Frances is eminently superficial, although Ms. Wells keeps the movie going with a steady, commanding hand and casts it with an actress who can deftly downshift from serene to sodden. Full Review
The movie is sweet but deeply suspect: It's like "Lost Horizon" re-imagined by a realtor.
The cliches are obscured by the sheer fun of it all.
This is a beautifully shot motion picture, and there's no doubt that the lush scenery upstages the actors. Full Review