Like Dandelion Dust Reviews

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Top Critic
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
October 12, 2010
This "family" film fails to deliver much more than good intentions and predictable conflict.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chris Foran
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
September 30, 2010
An earnest and well-acted, if occasionally flat, drama about what it means to be a parent.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Kevin Carr
7M Pictures
December 9, 2013
a Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers episode has more logic and reality to it
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Donald Munro
Fresno Bee
September 24, 2010
Like Dandelion Dust is the type of sobering family drama that could have turned out sappy and cliched. It didn't.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Matt Soergel
Florida Times-Union
August 13, 2010
A well-acted drama with a compelling plot: You'll definitely want to see what happens at the end.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
September 26, 2010
Riveting, powerful and genuinely heartfelt. Mira Sorvino deserves an Oscar for her raw, brave and captivating performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 9.0/10
Kam Williams
NewsBlaze
September 23, 2010
A character-driven adoption drama blessed by compelling performances by a talented ensemble topped by Barry Pepper and Mira Sorvino.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media
February 17, 2011
Moving adoption drama tackles alcoholism, family violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Robert Koehler
Variety
March 29, 2011
An on-the-nose though cathartically emotional melodrama giving Mira Sorvino her most substantial bigscreen role in years and featuring a head-turning performance by Barry Pepper.
Carolyn Arends
Christianity Today
September 24, 2010
Like Dandelion Dust explores, in a captivating and powerful way, the truth that love's ultimate expression is sacrifice.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Michael Ordoņa
Los Angeles Times
October 7, 2010
Like Dandelion Dust is a well-acted, earnest film about adoptive parents' worst nightmare, dealing sympathetically with all parties in a lose-lose situation.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jackie K. Cooper
jackiekcooper.com
September 29, 2010
Barry Pepper gives an award worthy performance in this film about an adoptive parent's worst nightmare
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times
September 24, 2010
For those who like this genre of film, this one executes the formula very well.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
September 19, 2010
Like Dandelion Dust is a movie that pulls you in and holds you, anchored by strong performances and a recognition that to love a child is to love oneself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
September 24, 2010
Familiar adoption drama is enhanced by complex characters and credible situations.
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