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Opal Dream Reviews

Jay Weissberg
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St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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July 28, 2007
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
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Opal Dream might be one of those movies that has to catch a viewer in the right mood, or be greeted with scorn.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 16, 2007
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The film squeezes out its feel-good messages like toothpaste from a tube.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2/4

February 2, 2007
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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Although Opal Dream marks a pleasing departure from the conventions of the British comedy -- it's based on a children's book and set in the Australian outback -- it's disappointingly small in scope.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

February 1, 2007
Teresa Budasi
Chicago Sun-Times
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With its lessons of faith, family loyalty and the power of the imagination, this is one of the rare non-animated films parents can take their children to see.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 19, 2007
Sid Smith
Chicago Tribune
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Sophisticated cine philes aren't likely to go ga-ga over this one, but Opal Dream is a worthwhile family film, graced with an ambivalent, bittersweet ending and just the right touch of cinematic poetry turning on the gemstone in its title.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

January 18, 2007
Walter V. Addiego
San Francisco Chronicle
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It's tear-jerker material but ends up being quite touching, and it's a good choice for family viewing.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 3/4

December 8, 2006
Noel Murray
AV Club
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The filmmaking is flat, straight, and thoroughly lacking in poetry, and the script tells instead of showing.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: C

November 27, 2006
Ella Taylor
L.A. Weekly
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Slight and sweet unto shameless saccharine.

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

November 24, 2006
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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In the Australian outback, in the opal mining community of Coober Pedy, Rex Williamson (Vince Colosimo) hunts maniacally for the perfect stone while his family endures a life of dust and deprivation.

| Original Score: 1.5/5

November 23, 2006
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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You won't find male strippers in Opal Dream, by director Peter Cattaneo, who gave us the sleeper hit The Full Monty nearly a decade ago. This time, Cattaneo delivers a heartwarming family fable that parents and kids can enjoy.

| Original Score: 3/4

November 22, 2006
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
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The finale will lift you up.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 22, 2006
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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Opal Dream is an exceptional family film, arriving just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

November 21, 2006
John Anderson
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A fable, and as such carrying few surprises, Opal Dream features solid acting and likable characters.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 21, 2006
Megan Lehmann
Hollywood Reporter
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This is another tale about dreamers, transplanted to the Australian opal-mining hub of Coober Pedy, where the frenzied quest for the rainbow-colored gemstones creates a modern-day gold rush atmosphere.

November 7, 2006
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