Opal Dream Synopsis
An Australian girl (Sapphire Boyce) is overly attached to her two imaginary friends.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
The film's sweetness derives primarily from the relationship between Ashmol and his unusual sister, and draws much of its richness from the...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
A heartwarming family fable that parents and kids can enjoy.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
It's tear-jerker material but ends up being quite touching, and it's a good choice for family viewing.
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75

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

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And despite Kellyanne, at times, coming off as more annoying than sympathetic, the film succeeds because of the great lengths to which...
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70

Washington Post

By Desson Thomson
Charming enough.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
An exceptional family film, arriving just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. Directed with sensitivity by "The Full Monty's" Peter...
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63

Chicago Tribune

Sophisticated cinephiles aren't likely to go ga-ga over this one, but Opal Dream is a worthwhile family film, graced with an ambivalent,...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Though there are no Montys, full or otherwise, the finale will lift you up.
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

A fanciful wisp of a film that feels slight at times. It's based on the slender novella "Pobby and Dingan," by Ben Rice, who also co-wrote...
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
The film squeezes out its feel-good messages like toothpaste from a tube.
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Opal Dream

By Popcorn_Nobutter
In spite of the obvious budget restrictions I thought everyone gave a credible performance. The film was not a waste of someone's time....

A Real Gem

By DCLO
I was able to see this film at the Melbourne International Film Festival in August of 2006. It was the kind of family film everyone says they want but rarely seems to be made. The people are normal...

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Rated PG
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 10+ Unusual Australian drama has a few moments of violence.
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