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Adam Lippe
February 28, 2012
The scenes of Anna running around mountains in a moment of escape or toward an enormous lighthouse don't have the feel of something whitewashed like The Sound of Music but rather the dark undercurrent of the delusions of the girls in Heavenly Creatures.
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 28, 2004
A mesmerizing English film exploring the dreamscapes of a lonely eleven-year old girl.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
August 26, 2004
A real sleeper: charming, scary, enthralling
| Original Score: 4/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
November 26, 2003
More peculiar than actually good.
| Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Shane Burridge
January 1, 2000
Loses the children's audience that might have otherwise been attracted to the story
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March 26, 2009
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006

February 10, 2004
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 20, 2003

Empire Magazine
July 25, 2001
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Hal Hinson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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