The Woodsman Synopsis
A man is released from prison after serving a twelve year stint on child molestation charges.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
It's Bacon who overcomes all obstacles.
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88

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
One of the year's best.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
Bacon is a strong and subtle actor, something that is often said but insufficiently appreciated. Here he employs all of his art.
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

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A stunning, difficult film.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Tasteful but not compromised.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Bacon's portrait chills to the bone.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Kassell has serious talent. The movie is beautifully shot, and the performances are all spot-on. But like many young screenwriters today,...
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Worth seeing for Bacon's lived-in minimalist purgatory, but the movie soft-pedals the nature of the desires he's at war with: the fact that...
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63

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
An honest, honorable indie chamber drama that, if anything, errs on the side of caution. It benefits from a scrupulously observed...
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60

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
In a film that's carefully crafted but also airless and overcalculated, Mos Def walks away with every scene he's in because we're never...
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Rated R | For sexuality, disturbing behavior and language