• Released
  • May 24, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 37 min
  • Drama
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Though it's not that gracefully told and sometimes seems to exist just to plug eco-friendly cleaning supplies, A Green Story holds interest as a gentle, old-fashioned look at achieving the American dream.
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30

The New York Times

By David DeWitt
This stately film lays out the good, the bad, the sad and the proud in stark patterns, to mostly soporific effect.
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30

Village Voice

By Pete Vonder Haar
Vlahakis's tale should be compelling, but a weak script and mostly dull performances (one exception: Billy Zane . . . I know!) make A Green Story more monotonous than mythic.
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25

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
Writer-director Nika Agiashvili buys into the concept of the American dream with the zeal of a true believer.
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20

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
There probably is an interesting story in Van’s rags-to-riches tale. But all we get in this extended publicity stunt is clichéd filmmaking, stilted performances and a self-aggrandizing hero.
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27 out of 100
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