Unstrung Heroes

1995, Drama, 1h 34m

23 Reviews 1,000+ Ratings

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Sensitive direction and a terrific cast help Unstrung Heroes get at the heart of human grief -- and depict the relationships that can start the healing process. Read critic reviews

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A 12-year-old (Nathan Watt) striving to cope with the impending death of his mother (Andie MacDowell) must leave her and his genius father (John Turturro) and live with his crazy uncles (Michael Richards, Maury Chaykin) in 1960s Los Angeles.

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  • Dec 13, 2012
    Keaton's directorial debut is not bad but not great. I think she suffers from the same problem as Tom Hanks..the need to show something to be loved rather than something edgy. The result is passable stuff but not memorable stuff.
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