A down-under fable with a sweet country-music twang.
| Original Score: 3/4
Who knew Miranda Otto could sing like that?
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Overall the charm of the film works its spell, and director Kennedy shows confidence in juggling understated comedy and gently sentimental drama.
Warmly affirmative and watchable.
It's a fun but somewhat uneven romp, enlivened by its unusual setting and lovely female lead, Miranda Otto.
| Original Score: 3/5
A clever tale told with a small cast of enormous talent.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
This muddled cinematic ballad to American country music concerns a naïve, guitar-toting farm boy who leaves home to seek his musical fortune in Nashville.
| Original Score: 2.5/5
Claims to run 95 minutes but feels more like 25 to life.