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Tumbleweeds Reviews

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Teresa Talerico
Common Sense Media
January 1, 2011
Touching look at tough mom-daughter relationship.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
January 9, 2007
A keenly observed chronicle of a single mother at the crossroads of self-realization, Gavin O'Connor's debut features a wonderful, Oscar-caliber performance from British Janet McTeer.
Full Review | Original Score: B

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
January 10, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: A

Film Threat
December 8, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: B
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
March 4, 2002
A mother-daughter flick that is filled with satisfying surprises and two very fine performances.
Top Critic
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
May 11, 2001
| Original Score: 4.5/5
April 17, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
January 1, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
When the film is as lovingly put together as this funny and heartwarming one is, it is one to be savored.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: B
Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com
January 1, 2000
A delicate drama, short on plot but rich in memorable characters.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
Tumbleweeds is one of those wonderful, deeply personal pictures that pop up every now and then to lift your spirits.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
Tumbleweeds is a breath of fresh air that busts the cliches of dysfunctional mother-daughter sagas.
Top Critic
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
This smart, hardscrabble, very likable film has a heart and spirit all its own.
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
January 1, 2000
McTeer and Brown, both relatively new faces, capture the complex nuances of a mother and daughter who take turns being the grown-up.
Full Review
Top Critic
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
January 1, 2000
The authenticity rings as loud and true as a gas station bell.

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
Ted Murphy
Hollywood.com
September 8, 2009
Top Critic
Glenn Lovell
Variety
March 26, 2009
Top Critic
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Top Critic

Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Demetrios Matheou
Sight and Sound
December 2, 2002
Top Critic
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
November 6, 2002
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal
September 10, 2002

Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002

Movieline
January 9, 2002
Susan Granger
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000

Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
Cynthia Fuchs
Philadelphia City Paper
January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy
January 1, 2000

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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