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Dolphin Boy Reviews

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Kam Williams
May 6, 2012
An astonishing tale of recovered voice and memory depicting the most intriguing reason yet to save the whales.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
David Noh
Film Journal International
April 27, 2012
A compassionate study that admirably refrains from pumping up the sentimentality.
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John Anderson
April 27, 2012
Gentle yet bracing.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
April 26, 2012
More grounded in simple observation than in fanciful theories, this effortlessly engaging story of sudden tragedy and halting recovery wisely focuses on the facts and leaves the wonder to the audience.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice
April 24, 2012
Dolphin Boy stands as an example of how the pitfalls of potentially mushy material can be overcome by smart and sensitive direction.
Nora Lee Mandel
November 26, 2011
From PTSD after a beating to. . .astounding rebirth into a new personality under the sea through dolphin therapy. . .the arc of Morad's life has to be seen to be appreciated.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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