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Tender Mercies Reviews

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December 6, 2004
Like a quiet child whose primary virtue is that he doesn't make any waves, Tender Mercies is so muted and obedient that it's hard in good conscience to praise it.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
November 28, 2006
I found myself filled with disquieting wishes for something to happen to break the silence.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 18, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
December 4, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
October 13, 2007
| Original Score: 4/5
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
September 1, 2002
Remarkable film about a country western singer, a widow, and her son who try to expel the shadows of the past in order to become strong in the broken places of their lives.
February 3, 2003
Duvall won an Oscar for this one, and it's still a moving and fascinating flick.
| Original Score: 5/5
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
May 5, 2008
An anti-Hollywood drama that glitters in its subdued form because it's a real gem.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
June 26, 2003
| Original Score: 5/5
August 22, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
October 9, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
December 22, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
Earthy Duvall vehicle, wonderful character study
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
August 8, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
September 14, 2002
Little gem of a film complements Duvall's later film "The Apostle"
| Original Score: 4/5
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: 77/100
April 13, 2008
Aussie director Beresford makes an impressive American debut with this rural Texas based saga of the recovery and redemption of an alcoholic and abusive country singer, splendidly played by Robert Duvall in an Oscar-winning performance.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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