• Where Soldiers Come From (2011) Rating & Reviews

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  • To see these children of waitresses, salon workers and fathers on disability burdened because they stepped up is humanizing and heartbreaking. show more

  • It's only during the last third that the film finds its footing, as the PTSD fallout and collective sense of disillusionment suggest a bigger picture regarding why we fight, etc. Otherwise, this decent, if decidedly personal, look at small-town soldiers works better as an erratic scrapbook than a representative statement. show more

  • A four-year study of an Afghan war-bound group of friends (the mother of Cole, the goofy joker of the group, compares the boys to the characters in The Deer Hunter), Courtney's documentary is equal parts heartfelt and public-television predictable. show more

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