States of Grace Reviews

June 16, 2006
Dutcher believes that forgiveness is one of the highest manifestations of divine love. That kind of message goes a long way toward pardoning many a cinematic sin.
April 21, 2006
This upright and thoughtful film boasts a level of quality and noble purpose that Hollywood has all but abandoned.
February 16, 2006
'Mormonz N the Hood' would have been a fitting title.
February 9, 2006
Might feel like a Hollywood movie but it's clearly not. Dutcher, who also wrote the screenplay, does his share of sermonizing and clobbers the audience over the head with a spiritual ending.
February 3, 2006
... the movie's compassionate message gives it a measure of grace ... but good intentions don't always make for a good movie.
November 13, 2005
A landmark film.."Crash" for Mormons.
November 9, 2005
Director-writer-editor Richard Dutcher breaks all the rules of the Mormon Cinema genre he singlehandedly launched five years ago.
November 9, 2005
An epic of spiritual drama in which every character is well-drawn and well-played.
November 8, 2005
By far, the best of it's kind; and still rivaling the quality of any film in any genre.
November 4, 2005
An uncompromising, disconsolate pic about crises of faith.
November 4, 2005
To say that States of Grace takes some unexpected turns is to understate. But it also provides a lot of food for thought.