Conrack Reviews

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Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
August 27, 2013
The spirit behind Conrack is so relentlessly idealistic in tone and uplifting in intent that one feels vaguely guilty for not responding to the film generously and forgivingly.
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Variety Staff
Variety
January 14, 2008
Few will totally resist the surefire appeal of this latest variation on Pygmalion mythology.
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Time Out
February 9, 2006
The potentially dubious aspects of the subject are mostly exorcised, in part by a strong script (adapted from the book by real-life teacher Pat Conroy), but largely by the engaging and persuasive performance Ritt draws from Voight.
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Nora Sayre
New York Times
May 9, 2005
Despite Mr. Voight's skill, the teacher's character never jells.
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Don Druker
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
It misses by less than a mile, but it misses.