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Green tells the tale through leisurely, eye-catching shots that allow the young cast members to imbue their characters with striking credibility and intensity. Read full review
Like Malick's "Days of Heaven," it is not about plot, but about memory and regret. It remembers a summer that was not a happy summer, but there will never again be a summer so intensely felt, so alive, so valuable. Read full review
Green has created a work of startling originality that will haunt you for a good, long time. Read full review
A picture about America with the blinders off, a film about heroism that makes you chuckle and feel sad - and a film about childhood that lets us reenter that lost world and see the grass, sky and sunlight the way they once looked, in the golden hours. Read full review
A peculiar combination of willful meandering and matter of fact violence, and it occasionally confounds in its attempts to exalt. Read full review
Although rough, it's a gem. Read full review
None of the children are professionals, and their uncontrived performances lend a painfully real quality to what becomes a rather lyrical story. Read full review
For those willing to work a bit at it, this is the sort of artistry many American independent movies aspire to - but rarely achieve. Read full review
Hardly perfect or fully successful, but it's strange and strangely beautiful -- a unique work of art. Read full review
He (writer/director David Gordon Green) fired his arrow straight at a worthwhile target, but it fell a little short. Read full review
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