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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media
December 24, 2010
Thrilling, touching adventure for animal lovers.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
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Todd McCarthy
November 27, 2008
The dynamic between Daniels' vigorous, if self-involved, artist father and Paquin's initially sullen, eventually self-discovering teenager is warmly and believably conveyed, with both thesps doing strongly individualistic work.
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
February 14, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
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Time Out
January 26, 2006
Anna Paquin proves again what an expressive, soulful actress she is, and Daniels' madcap dad is a winning study in hippy ingenuity and indefatigability.
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
December 9, 2005
A lovely and unjustly forgotten family film.
| Original Score: 4/5
Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals
June 26, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Emanuel Levy
June 19, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
June 12, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Rebecca Murray
April 14, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
January 24, 2004
Somehow makes the story of orphaned geese entertaining.
| Original Score: 3/5
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 31, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Susan Tavernetti
Palo Alto Weekly
May 20, 2003
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
April 27, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Story of a girl and her geese is complex entertainment for kids and grown-ups.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Margaret A. McGurk
Cincinnati Enquirer
October 15, 2002
Its aerial scenes are wondrous, beautiful as symphonies, and worth the price of admission alone. Count as a bonus the skilled, heartfelt performance from the teen-aged star and from Mr. Daniels as her resourceful dad.
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Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
June 18, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Leslie Rigoulot
Film Scouts
April 17, 2002
A great adventure made all the more enjoyable because it is based on a true story.
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Globe and Mail
April 12, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 14, 2002
Beautifully directed by Carroll Ballard, the film is a celebration of the creative ways human beings and animals can serve, assist, and love one another.
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