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The Simian Line Review

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  • 3.0

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    Mixed or average reviews
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  • 30

    out of 100

    The New York Times Stephen Holden

    Might be described as a muddy, cliché-ridden sudsfest that lurches uncertainly between comedy and soap opera without finding its emotional or visual footing.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    The film tries hard to avoid cliché but doesn't get very far.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Kevin Thomas

    These formidable actresses [Redgrave and Daly], abetted by a persuasive Connick, and by Hurt as the most genteel and benevolent of ghosts, set a high standard for a splendid ensemble cast.

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  • 80

    out of 100


    Though picture is at times undermined by a lack of unifying perspective, its glimmers of greatness are a testament to the talent involved.

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