Savannah Synopsis
Ward Allen (Jim Caviezel) rejects his heritage and lives a free life on a river.
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Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Savannah gets by on touches of grace and spirited performances, especially by Caviezel. After being so serious for so very long, it’s great...
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By Joe Leydon
Despite an effective Jim Caviezel, this anecdotal drama never rises above the level of lightly likable.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Annette Haywood-Carter’s slow-paced film features a plethora of colorful characters and incidents that register with little dramatic impact.
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The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
The film’s tale ends up being less rich than its lovely Georgia settings.
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The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
Savannah does attempt to tell the story of the friendship of those two accomplished men, but does so in a manner that is so astonishingly...
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New York Post

By Farran Smith Nehme
Director Annette Haywood-Carter films the proceedings with a sepia-tinged prettiness, but this is a Southern “Downton Abbey,” minus the...
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The Dissolve

By Andrew Lapin
A dull vanity project for the Southern highborn.
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New York Daily News

Savannah should win some sort of award for most amount of times you’ll ask, “They roped that guy into this turkey, too?”
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Time Out New York

The movie’s story is limp, its romances are flightless and — despite the talented cast — its performances are toothless.
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Village Voice

By Nick Schager
The story overflows with reverence but is drastically short on passion or suspense.
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By Sohebel
Beautiful movie! All the actors are brilliant at their craft in this soul touching true story. I will buy the Dvd & watch it many times....


By mbentley2
Great Movie!...

Seen it twice!

By alcariziar
This film is unique, beautiful, it will be seen by generations!...


By Ritajh
Wonderful movie!! The performances are great and the photography is outstanding!! Not to be missed. I am wondering why this film did not get more publicity the weekend it opened....

Beautiful story, well told

By chiefduffy
Not the normal formula movie. Refreshing, entertaining and somewhat inspiring. Not surprised the critics don't like this one....I did!...

By jannmiles
This was a wonderful, moving story which actually had a story. The acting was great and the photography beautiful. I will buy it when it comes out on DVD....

Simply Beautiful

By criticsshmitics
This is a beautiful film. Unlike a lot of today's films, it takes the time to tell a truly heartwarming story. It is an art house film that with a higher budget could have ironed out a few minor...


By avsmith2010
It was surprisingly good!!!!!...

By savannahpilot
If you were born in Savannah you must see it to appreciate the movie!!! A big thumbs up!!!...

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Rated PG-13 | For Brief sexuality