Manna from Heaven Synopsis
Years after money falls from the sky, Theresa- now a nun- asks the people to repay the "loan".
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70

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
A product neither of Hollywood nor the New York-Sundance indie axis, Manna From Heaven is a true outsider film, and while it would be easy...
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60

L.A. Weekly

By Mark Olsen
Frankly, the story behind Manna From Heaven is a truckload more interesting than the movie itself.
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Colorful and cute. It would be better if it weren't quite so sitcommy and if it didn't outlast its ideas.
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50

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Hokey, overstuffed plot and a messily hand-stitched, often illogical script.
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Suffers from an overcomplicated plot, an overpopulated cast, a lot of corny humor and artificial contrivance, topped by a sluggish pace.
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50

Variety

By Joe Leydon
This family affair is a squeaky-clean cable-ready comedy, unabashedly retro fluff.
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40

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The results are a bit amateurish, but wholesome and achingly sweet.
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38

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Regrettably, neither cast nor crew is able to save it from itself.
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20

Village Voice

It's shot like a Lifetime-influenced student film, and the overall artlessness makes the spoony dialogue all the more glaring.
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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 12+ Well-meaning movie will bore younger kids.
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