Evergreen (2004)

Evergreen

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Fourteen-year-old Henrietta -- Henri for short -- longs for everything she doesn't have. Looking down a road that turns bad instead of right, Henri and her mother Kate are forced to move in with her grandmother in a leaking shack on the edge of town. But, Henri is bent on finding a way out. At the same time, Henri meets a boy at school, Chat Turly, and becomes infatuated with his seemingly ideal wealthy family. Henri overlooks some of the curious behavior she witnesses at the Turly's, choosing … More

Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content involving teens, and for language)
Genre: Drama
Directed By: , , , , , ,
Written By: Enid Zentelis, Enid Zentelis
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On DVD: Nov 10, 2009
Runtime:
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as Susan Turly

as Chat Turly

as Grandmom

as Frank Turly
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Critic Reviews for Evergreen

All Critics (46) | Top Critics (23)

Zentelis' affection for her characters and the clear-eyed honesty of her storytelling glides us through any unsubtleties.

Full Review… | September 10, 2004
Seattle Times
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Aiming for simplicity, it ends up simplistic.

Full Review… | September 10, 2004
San Francisco Chronicle
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Observant, touching, funny and smart.

Full Review… | September 10, 2004
Orlando Sentinel
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Serves as a small, heartfelt corrective to all the tween fantasies being sold this year.

Full Review… | September 10, 2004
Newark Star-Ledger
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Although Zentelis doesn't always nail the strange rhythms of real life, she does show that she's on the right track.

Full Review… | September 10, 2004
Miami Herald
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Newcomer Land is a find, performing with guileless naturalism and resilient dignity.

Full Review… | September 10, 2004
Houston Chronicle
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