White Palms Synopsis
A Hungarian gymnast travels to Canada and trains and befriends a fellow athlete there.
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The New York Times

The term "sports film" doesn't do justice to the director Szabolcs Hajdu's movie White Palms, a punishing, beautiful drama.
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75

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The film's climax, which cuts back and forth between the 16-year-old Dongo (Silas Radies, whose younger brother plays Dongo as a ten year...
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70

Village Voice

The bulk of White Palms--and the more riveting, grim storyline--is seen in flashback to the early 1980s.
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70

Variety

By Eddie Cockrell
An uncommonly resonant sports drama in which a talented yet troubled gymnast comes to terms with a turbulent past.
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Rated NR