Hester Street Reviews

December 13, 2017
The story is well paced to hold one's interest...
July 13, 2015
It is just this short sightedness, this emotional skimpiness, that makes Hester Street a truly "little movie." It is not a matter of size, really, but of depth.
July 22, 2008
Joan Micklin Silver displays a sure hand for her first pic.
June 24, 2006
An unimaginative camera and misty monochromes do little beyond conveying some self-conscious period recreation.
May 9, 2005
There is nothing very original about Hester Street except its loveliness.
January 1, 2000
Hester Street is compromised by preciousness and oversimplification, but it makes a pleasant and efficient entertainment.