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The Family Tree Reviews

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
August 26, 2011
To judge from the talent she drew for her shaky debut, Vivi Friedman must either be very well connected or an awfully smooth talker.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Sara Stewart
New York Post
August 26, 2011
"Mad Men" devotees may show up for Christina Hendricks, who plays Mulroney's buxom secretary. Quite the acting stretch.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times
August 25, 2011
Friedman's inability to successfully reconcile the film's duality undercuts an eclectic cast gamely committed to Mark Lisson's thematically ambitious, if scattered, script.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Stephen Holden
New York Times
August 25, 2011
The only reason I can think of to watch Vivi Friedman's flat, satirical farce "The Family Tree" - and it's not a good enough reason - is the opportunity to play a game of spot the semi-star.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
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Mark Holcomb
Village Voice
August 23, 2011
[It makes] a small case for not succumbing to nostalgic malaise -- too bad it's in a genre as played-out as [the] lead characters' passion.