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Aberdeen Reviews

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F.X. Feeney
L.A. Weekly
October 1, 2002
Moland ... has a fine eye for landscapes, but an even surer touch with actors.
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Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
February 14, 2002
Grips us precisely because its actors are so utterly absorbed in their roles, so unfettered and nakedly expressive.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Loren King
Boston Globe
January 11, 2002
An uncompromising family tale, one that's dark but lyrical and moving in its rendering of the ties that bind even the most dysfunctional families, despite valiant efforts to destroy them.
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Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
October 20, 2001
[A] frank father-daughter drama.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
October 19, 2001
A raw, harrowing film with a streak of dark, sometimes rowdy humor.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
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Stephen Hunter
Washington Post
October 8, 2001
Clean and transparent, with no movie director tricks.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
October 4, 2001
A little European indie pic that digs down to the roots of its characters, describing people's lives and relationships in ways that resonate with clarity and heart.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
September 26, 2001
I cannot think of another film that treats so heatedly the range of emotional possibilities between a young woman and her father.
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
September 13, 2001
Difficult to watch, but it's also impossible to take your eyes off the screen.
| Original Score: 4.5/5
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John Anderson
Newsday
August 17, 2001
Moland has again directed Skarsgard into a new frontier of dramatic acting, and what is probably the most nakedly convincing performance of his career.
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
August 17, 2001
A ferociously observant study of two characters.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
August 17, 2001
Intelligent, moving and often beautifully photographed.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Leslie Camhi
Village Voice
August 14, 2001
The near-perfect cast has talent to burn.