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I Remember Mama Reviews

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Emanuel Levy
August 1, 2011
This chronicle of one immigrants clan in San Francisco circa 1900 is sentimental and nostalgic, but it's precisely directed by George Stevens and emotionally effective.
Full Review | Original Score: B+

TV Guide's Movie Guide
November 13, 2007
A delicate charmer, sometimes precious, but nonetheless fine.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
Tom Milne
Time Out
June 24, 2006
A charmer, nevertheless, directed and acted with real delicacy.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
March 7, 2005
It's a quietly effective work, thanks to its strong sense of time and place.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
David Bezanson
December 31, 2004
the characters are portrayed warmly and with unusual realism
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
December 4, 2004
...a sweet, tender, sentimental tale, richly alive with old-fashioned humor and charm.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
John Urbancich
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
November 5, 2003
It inspired a classic TV show.
| Original Score: 3/5

May 24, 2003
It's not just the turn-of-the-century setting that gives this warm-hearted film an old-fashioned feel, rather it's the values it celebrates.
Top Critic
Bosley Crowther
New York Times
May 20, 2003
Producer-Director George Stevens has transferred the John van Druten play, via a free-wheeling script by DeWitt Bodeen, in all its genial personality to the screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
July 30, 2002
Overrated and overblown from the bloated final act of George Stevens' career
| Original Score: 3/5
Top Critic
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
Thin, manipulative, and overlong, but frighteningly effective.
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: A
Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat
November 23, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 3, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Brandon Judell
December 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Luanne Brown
Chico Enterprise-Record
August 25, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
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March 26, 2009
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
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