My Flesh and Blood Reviews

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Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
November 21, 2004
Next time your boss is being a jerk, take a look at My Flesh and Blood.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
February 20, 2004
Poignant, heartbreaking proof that, sometimes, love is just not enough.
Top Critic
Ann Hornaday
Washington Post
February 20, 2004
For an agonizing and ultimately transcendent cinematic portrait of sacrifice, love and saving grace, audiences need look no further than this unpretentious and deeply moving film.
Jean Lowerison
San Diego Metropolitan
January 31, 2004
Serves as a moving reminder that there are people out there who walk the walk and serve as examples of the humanity we all should be exhibiting in our own lives.
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune
January 30, 2004
This movie, tough to watch, is invaluable to absorb.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Peter Debruge
Premiere Magazine
December 9, 2003
Full of life, the characters openly share moments of startling intimacy, hardship, and triumph.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4

E! Online
December 5, 2003
Think raising your kids is tough? Try this moving documentary on for size.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Timothy Knight
Reel.com
December 5, 2003
One of the most profoundly moving and inspiring documentaries in recent memory.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Top Critic
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
December 2, 2003
In turns heart-wrenching and eye-opening, this documentary is one of the year's best.
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
December 1, 2003
The effect on her children of Susan Tom's call to serve and cherish is enthralling to behold, and My Flesh and Blood deeply honors her and her family.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
November 30, 2003
takes us to a place that many of us will find difficult and joyful at the same time
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ken Fox
TV Guide's Movie Guide
November 28, 2003
Powerful and startlingly unsentimental.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle
November 28, 2003
The experiences of this family from Fairfield will resonate with moviegoers around the country.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Top Critic
John Anderson
Newsday
November 28, 2003
There may have been 'no grand plan' to Susan Tom's life, as she says, but grand is a good word for what's happened.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
November 28, 2003
A movie that quickly shows us what giving thanks, and being brave, is really all about.
Top Critic
Stephen Holden
New York Times
November 28, 2003
An unforgettable experience.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
Top Critic
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
November 28, 2003
Some of the afflictions are so disturbing, you might have to turn your eyes from the children. Susan Tom doesn't have that option. And 11 children are all the better for it.
| Original Score: 3/4
Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News
November 28, 2003
Whatever you make of this family, one thing is certain after watching My Flesh and Blood -- you won't forget them.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine
November 28, 2003
The audience witnesses not only the incredible humor and joy and confidence that [Susan] has instilled in her children and the unanticipated turmoil the clan.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
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