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The Yearling Reviews

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June 29, 2015
In spite of obvious scenes of boy and growing deer running against a rosy skyline, the relationship is handled with tenderness and taste.
July 4, 2013
The internal and external loyalties and relationships that pull and push young Jody provide the story with its powerful conflicts.
Full Review | Original Score: 82/100
December 29, 2010
Thoughtful adaptation of the prize-winning novel.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 20, 2009
A heart-warming 19th-century family drama about surviving in the Florida wilderness.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 30, 2008
Family classic, beautifully realized, involving a pet deer.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 30, 2007
Along with Lassie Come Home, this is one of MGM's classic family-animal melodramas, based on Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings' novel, beautifully acted by Gregory Peck, Jane Wyman and Claude Jarman Jr.(in his debut), with strong production values (in color).
Full Review | Original Score: B+
March 10, 2006
Classy family classic of the old school.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
January 12, 2005
A forever young, forever fresh family film. One of the best.
January 23, 2004
A classic tearjerker, photographed in heavenly Technicolor
| Original Score: 4/5
October 21, 2002
...a family classic in every sense of the word.
Read More | Original Score: 8/10
March 16, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
June 4, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
April 7, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
April 13, 2002
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
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