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My Flesh and Blood Reviews

February 20, 2004
Poignant, heartbreaking proof that, sometimes, love is just not enough.
February 20, 2004
For an agonizing and ultimately transcendent cinematic portrait of sacrifice, love and saving grace, audiences need look no further than this unpretentious and deeply moving film.
December 2, 2003
In turns heart-wrenching and eye-opening, this documentary is one of the year's best.
December 1, 2003
The effect on her children of Susan Tom's call to serve and cherish is enthralling to behold, and My Flesh and Blood deeply honors her and her family.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
November 28, 2003
The experiences of this family from Fairfield will resonate with moviegoers around the country.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
November 28, 2003
There may have been 'no grand plan' to Susan Tom's life, as she says, but grand is a good word for what's happened.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 28, 2003
A movie that quickly shows us what giving thanks, and being brave, is really all about.
November 28, 2003
An unforgettable experience.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
November 28, 2003
Some of the afflictions are so disturbing, you might have to turn your eyes from the children. Susan Tom doesn't have that option. And 11 children are all the better for it.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
November 26, 2003
You'd have to be a stone not to be affected by My Flesh and Blood, but the director, Jonathan Karsh, merges compassion with voyeurism until you can't tell the difference.
Full Review | Original Score: C
November 25, 2003
Despite, or perhaps because of, the jollity that reigns in this household, one wants to ask the Mia Farrow question: Why does this woman keep surrounding herself with others who are completely reliant on her?
November 25, 2003
Single motherhood has seldom looked as daunting and enervating as it does in this unsentimental documentary.