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America's Heart and Soul Reviews

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December 21, 2010
A big, beautiful love letter to America.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 1, 2006
Forget reality television. This is reality and it's all about people who don't need a head shot to validate their existence.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 6, 2004
... a whirlwind tour of the nation through the romantic, colorful, gravity-defying cinematography of director Louis Schwartzberg.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
September 24, 2004
a mixture of laughter, awe, admiration, and poignancy.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 13, 2004
Even if [Schwartzberg's] choices feel somewhat clichéd, there's no doubting the spirit of his subjects, who seem genuinely proud to share their thoughts and feelings for a few, too brief moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 8, 2004
For an episodic film, America's Heart and Soul is fast-paced and often downright exciting.
July 20, 2004
Read More | Original Score: B
July 12, 2004
An inspirational and emotionally effective feel-good film.
July 6, 2004
We watch movies every day that celebrate violence, sex, and crude humor. Now, here's the chance to watch a movie that powerfully presents something worth celebrating: us.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 3, 2004
If you need a break from all the chatter about Iraq and Michael Moore's latest film, give America's Heart and Soul a try.
July 3, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2004
You'll laugh, cry, feel inspired by these Americans from every corner.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
July 2, 2004
Even though, at times, Schwartzberg's documentary exalts the American way of life with the mythical reverence of a Leni Riefenstahl, the experience is undeniably stirring.
July 2, 2004
Harbors some indelibly arresting images and characters whose stories, even at their most superficial, manage to be authentically inspiring.
July 2, 2004
Though America's Heart & Soul doesn't break new ground, its apolitical tone and diverse cast may be a tonic for those tired of our country's divisive climate.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2004
You know those heartwarmingly whimsical, three-minute segments that usually come at the end of the evening news? Think of America's Heart and Soul as 30 of those, strung together.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2004
A pleasing visual treat.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2004
The only way these pristine images could be more vivid is if they were in the large-screen IMAX format.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
July 2, 2004
Features beautiful cinematography and editing that shrewdly builds each segment to a lump-in-the- throat coda.
July 2, 2004
Despite the patriotic title, this portrait of ordinary Americans, who are extraordinary in some way, never gets in your face with flag-waving propaganda.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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