• PG-13, 1 hr. 47 min.
  • Drama, Romance
  • Directed By:
    Martin Ritt
    In Theaters:
    Feb 9, 1990 Limited
    On DVD:
    Jan 13, 2004
  • MGM Home Entertainment

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Stanley & Iris Reviews

Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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September 7, 2011

Entertainment Weekly
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November 6, 2009
Variety Staff
Variety
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The elements are in place but they don't add up to great drama in this well-meant effort to personalize the plight of illiterate people.

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January 11, 2008
Stephen Garrett
Time Out
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The ending, despite good intentions, is American cinema at its tackiest and most hollow.

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June 24, 2006
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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It's as honest and direct and entertaining as the considerable talents of everyone involved can make it.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

August 30, 2004
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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Here, in a movie less animated than a barrel of tree sloths, Ritt encourages stale performances and a pace as dull as more tree sloths.

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January 1, 2000
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
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McAlpine may be the movie's smartest contributor. He alone seems to realize that this pedantic project will soon be graduating into home-video or classroom use.

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January 1, 2000
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