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A Man Named Pearl Reviews

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July 15, 2008
Pic looks very much like a protracted man-of-the-week spot on a local newscast.
July 15, 2008
A decidedly limited, functional aesthetic affair.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
July 13, 2008
Pearl himself is impeccable, but however merited, the film's encomiums cloy, like the short-lived TV program that reported only "good" news items.
July 9, 2008
Totally uplifting film about a factory worker who became America's most respected topiary artist.
May 7, 2008
Go spend 77 minutes with Pearl Fryar and his garden. You'll feel better for it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 1, 2008
Topiary folk artist and chainsaw-wielding 'plant whisperer' Pearl Fryar seems like a wonderful man, but the directors never justify the feature-length treatment they give to a story that easily would have fit into a Sunday morning Charles Kuralt segment.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 31, 2007
The film's hero is charismatic: modest, thoughtful, well-spoken, pointing out he achieved remarkable things because he didn't know he wasn't supposed to be able to do them.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 18, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
November 17, 2011
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 18, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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