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A family tale, in the best sense. [19 February 1999, Tempo, p.4] Read full review
With its lack of car chases, fist fights, and over-the-top melodrama, the film has to rely on solid acting, an intelligent script, and capable directing. Read full review
One of the best elements of the movie is in breaking free, he is respecting his father. This movie has deep values. Read full review
Now if that isn't an inspirational story, it's hard to know what is. Read full review
This film is family. Read full review
The film is rich in period flavor and refreshingly unhip. Read full review
While this movie hasn't many surprises, it does offer strong performances, especially from Gyllenhaal. Read full review
Duller than rocket science and more reliant on formulas. Read full review
The finale, which utilizes vintage home movies to show us the real people we've just seen portrayed, packs a wallop. [19 February 1999, Life, p.13E] Read full review
Here's hoping other filmmakers will follow its spirit, if not all of its methods. Read full review
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