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Oranges and Sunshine

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

October 21, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Jim Loach

Starring :

Emily Watson, David Wenham, Hugo Weaving, Helen Grayson, Tara Morice, Lorraine Ashbourne, Richard Dillane, Aisling Loftus

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

2 of 4

“..the movie lumbers..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
“..presents a plodding procedural that dampens the story's inherent horror..”
“..presents a chilling portrait of bureaucratic stonewalling and denial..”
by Stephen Holden [New York Times]
“..plodding script and muted staging strangely strip away the emotional punch..”
by Natasha Senjanovic [Hollywood Reporter]
“..may well be in tears just minutes..”
by Richard Kuipers [Variety]
2 of 4

“..making a true story of social injustice into a gripping narrative requires more imagination than is contained in this well-intentioned but uninspired effort..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
“..has the tame tenor of a made-for-television movie..”
by Peter Rainer [Christian Science Monitor]
“..full of drama and surprises..”
by Stephen Whitty [Newark Star-Ledger]
“..breaks your heart and milks more than a few tears in telling what became of some of those children..”
by Ernest Hardy [Village Voice]
3 of 4

“..an inspired work of dignity and purpose..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]

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