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Ulee's Gold Reviews

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Rob Blackwelder
January 1, 2000
Nunez has a longer attention span than his audience...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Shamelessly metaphorical in ways that will embarrass all but a few generous souls.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Madeleine Williams
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 29, 2002
... there is a hard-won grace to Fonda's performance .
Full Review| Original Score: A
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Peter Fonda here reveals a depth of talent we did not suspect.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
Nunez's script is thoughtful and intelligent, and it challenges his actors with fully-formed personalities for them to breathe life into...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Michael A. Smith
Nolan's Pop Culture Review
November 24, 2004
Fonda shines in an Oscar nominated performance.
| Original Score: 4/5
James Rocchi
November 7, 2002
Fonda's work and Victor Nuņez's direction shine in this carefully crafted film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Clint Morris
March 31, 2005
A profusion of perfect performances
| Original Score: 3/5
Mark R. Leeper
January 1, 2000
A simple powerful story of emotional depth.
Full Review | Original Score: low +2 out of -4..+4
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
The attentive way Nunez films his entire cast is as resourceful and evocative as the way he films his locations...
| Original Score: 2/4
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
Ultimately very touching, though a bit dry and overly serious.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
June 24, 2006
This low-key drama is played slow and sage.
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
May 29, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
A quiet, intelligent film that deserves a place in a market so often filled with sound and fury.
| Original Score: 74/100
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
February 28, 2002
Shows us how the spiritual practice of compassion opens up this troubled man and puts him on the path of heart.
Arthur Lazere
August 15, 2002
| Original Score: 5/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
February 7, 2004
Works well as a realistic look at a family in need of a second chance on life.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
A craftwork of exceptional detail and nuance.
Full Review | Original Score: A
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Mike Clark
USA Today
January 1, 2000
An emotionally honest low-ebber that builds to a satisfying wrap-up.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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