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Each performance is pitch-perfect, distracting the audience from the fact that this is ultimately Lifetime TV Movie fodder, and seducing them into believing that it really is a triumphant film about the enduring power of family loyalty.
La historia tiene todos los elementos de esas típicas películas para televisión basadas en hechos reales. Pero las estupendas actuaciones de Hilary Swank y Sam Rockwell la convierten en una opción digna y emotiva.
This Lifetime movie is a really good Lifetime movie, cut thick like a fried potato wedge at Chili's, dipped in Academy Award-flavored dressing and, dang it, kind of moving. And I told myself I wouldn't cry.
It's a little too convinced of its own righteousness and doesn't see enough need for character doubt or drama. In many spots in fact it's quite good, but it thinks it's better than it is and doesn't see any reason to make it's own case.