Racing With the Moon Reviews

September 16, 2008
Everyone tries hard, but the movie is essentially superficial and has difficulty sustaining audience interest.
February 25, 2007
October 31, 2006
A sentimental view of small-town life in WWII, in which the railroads and train station are just as important as the human characters.
Top Critic
June 24, 2006
Very little seems to happen in this social vacuum, and none of it is memorable.
December 21, 2004
October 23, 2004
It's easy to end a movie with 'I love you,' but it's hard to get there honestly.
July 23, 2003
A small movie about first love with abundant emotional riches.
May 24, 2003
It lacks [My Favourite Year's] winning charm.
May 20, 2003
An exceptionally appealing movie about subjects you may think you've already had enough of -- growing up, first love and the shouldering of arms and other responsibilities.
January 1, 2000
I don't care for Benjamin's way of using death to validate his sentimental themes, but at this point any American movie that can get past the 'I love you's without audience snickers has to be counted a success.