Louder Than Words (2014)



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This inspiring film, based on a true story, finds a couple, John (David Duchovny) and Brenda (Hope Davis) trying to put their life together after the tragic death of their young daughter, Maria (Olivia Steele-Falconer). As they deal with their numbing grief, they discover a way to honor their daughter's wish for health and well-being for all children. With the help of their community, led by good friend Bruce (Timothy Hutton), they establish a children's hospital called the Maria Fareri … More

Rating: PG-13 (for brief strong language, some thematic material and smoking)
Genre: Documentary, Drama, Kids & Family
Directed By:
Written By: Benjamin Chapin
In Theaters:
On DVD: Sep 9, 2014
Arc Entertainment


as John Fareri

as Brenda Fareri

as Bruce Komiske

as Stephanie Fareri

as Michael Fareri

as Julie Fareri

as Eddie Stolzenberg

as Dr. Lansen

as ER Nurse

as Steve Marchwinski

as Girl in Hospital

as Journalist

as Hostess

as Steph's Boyfriend

as Nick Spano

as Fundraising Consulta...

as Prospective Donor

as Policeman

as Female Prospective D...

as Male Prospective Don...

as Mrs. Weinraub
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Critic Reviews for Louder Than Words

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (8)

Hope Davis and David Duchovny give solid, moving performances as grieving parents in this inspirational heart-tugger.

Full Review… | August 4, 2014
Top Critic

Is this story compelling? Will it keep your attention for its 95-minute running time? Is it worth the ticket price? Sadly, the answer is: not quite.

Full Review… | August 1, 2014
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

The title refers to the adage that actions speak louder than words, but a movie that reduces children and parents to cardboard saints doesn't say much.

Full Review… | July 31, 2014
New York Times
Top Critic

They've made a film about bereavement in which the departed person rarely disappears for long.

Full Review… | July 31, 2014
Washington Post
Top Critic

A true story, good intentions and meandering filmmaking make for bland uplift in the family drama "Louder Than Words."

Full Review… | July 31, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Well-meaning but uninvolving.

Full Review… | July 31, 2014
New York Daily News
Top Critic

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