• PG-13, 1 hr. 46 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Peter O'Fallon
    In Theaters:
    Aug 1, 2000 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jun 25, 2002
  • MGM/UA


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A Rumor of Angels Reviews

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Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy

| Original Score: 3/5

September 23, 2005
Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

For those with an aversion to such sentimentality, especially when associated with the spirit world, Vanessa Redgrave is still reason enough to see A Rumor of Angels.

Full Review Source: Film Journal International

February 26, 2002
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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There are times when A Rumor of Angels plays like an extended episode of Touched by an Angel -- a little too much dancing, a few too many weeping scenes -- but I liked its heart and its spirit.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

February 4, 2002
Staci Layne Wilson
Fantastica Daily

The actors are fantastic. They are what makes it worth the trip to the theatre.

Full Review Source: Fantastica Daily

February 1, 2002
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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A spiritual exploration of sorts, offering a message of hope that resonates.

Full Review Source: USA Today

February 1, 2002
John Moore
Denver Post
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Denver should not get the first and last look at one of the most triumphant performances of Vanessa Redgrave's career. It deserves to be seen everywhere.

Full Review Source: Denver Post

February 1, 2002
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

That death is merely a transition is a common tenet in the world's religions. This deeply spiritual film taps into the meaning and consolation in afterlife communications.

Full Review Source: Spirituality and Practice

February 1, 2002
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

Its gentle, touching story creeps into your heart.

Full Review Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press

January 31, 2002
Gregory Weinkauf
New Times

It's a humble effort, but spiced with wry humor and genuine pathos, especially between Morgan and Redgrave.

January 31, 2002
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

Short-story quaint, touchingly mending a child's pain for his dead mother via communication with an old woman straight out of Eudora Welty.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 28, 2002
Emanuel Levy

A soft, overly familiar coming of age tale, though in small, eccentric role Vanessa Redgrave is good.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: C

July 27, 2011
Doris Toumarkine

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 2/5

November 20, 2008
Christopher Null

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

November 30, 2003
Greg Muskewitz

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 1/5

September 2, 2002
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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This cloying, voices-from-the-other-side story is hell.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D

February 15, 2002
Prairie Miller
WBAI Web Radio
February 6, 2002
Wendy Lee
Village Voice
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The film's darker moments become smoothed over by an overwhelming need to tender inspirational tidings, especially in the last few cloying moments.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 5, 2002
Michael Dequina

Given the fact that virtually no one is bound to show up at theatres for it, the project should have been made for the tube.

Full Review Source: TheMovieReport.com | Original Score: 2/4

February 3, 2002
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

Long on twinkly-eyed close-ups and short on shame.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 1, 2002
Bob Aulert

The actors don't inhabit their roles -- they're trapped by them, forced to change behavior in bizarre unjustified fashion and spout dialog that consists mostly of platitudes.

Full Review Source: culturevulture.net

February 1, 2002

December 2, 2002
Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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November 6, 2002
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