Big Eden Synopsis
A man (Arye Gross) tries to tell his dying grandfather he is gay.
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Mr. Showbiz

By Kevin Maynard
Dares to substitute wit and warmth for the standard gay indie tropes in tackling its tale of an unconventional couple.
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75

Boston Globe

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It's a refreshing alternative to hipper-than-thou moviemaking.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

It's unlikely that the whole cowboy town would really applaud all the queer goings-on, but it's a lovely sentiment in a lovely movie.
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75

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
But it's more than a crowd-pleaser shot at spectacular Rocky mountain locations -- it's almost revolutionary.
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67

Portland Oregonian

By Kim Morgan
Entertaining, well-acted and hopeful about a world in which sexual orientation isn't a big deal, Big Eden is a pretty picture -- it just...
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63

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Director Bezucha's eyes are as starry as Montana's sky, but it's pretty hard to resist such a determinedly utopian vision of love.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Wilmington
By creating a kind of politically correct version of Andy Griffith's "Mayberry," director Bezucha has drained the movie not only of bigotry...
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Too cute by half (or maybe three-quarters).
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50

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Until the plot becomes intolerably cornball, there's charm in the story.
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50

Austin Chronicle

By Marrit Ingman
Yet as wonderful as it is to see a breezy, earnest romantic comedy that is so matter-of-factly gay-themed, Big Eden suffers somewhat,...
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Big Love in Big Eden

By sagrat
One of the most enjoyable films I think I have seen in quite a long time. A thoughtful - and thought-provoking - exploration of the various forms love takes: platonic, spiritual, familial,...

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Rated PG-13