New York Times - 10/14/1994
"...[Keitel and Balk give] two heartbreaking performances....A restrained and touching portrayal of a love profound..."
Entertainment Weekly - 03/24/1995
"...Keitel turns in a characteristically affecting performance....Moving..."
Sight and Sound - 06/01/1995
"...Harvey Keitel fashions an enjoyable complexity..."
Los Angeles Times - 10/14/1994
"...It's a respectable piece of work, well acted....Keitel doesn't pull out all of his stops, and his nuanced reticence is intriguing..."
Chicago Sun-Times - 10/28/1994
"...The obvious points of the movie are made quickly....The deeper points emerge more slowly..."
USA Today - 04/21/1995
"...Fairuza Balk gives an unforgettable performance..."
A father who turns his back on his integrity betrays his family in ways he did not anticipate.
Harvey Keitel, Kelly Lynch and Chris Penn star in this 1960s family drama. Ray Weiler is a con man waiting for his ship to come in. But his family's grown weary of hopeless get-rich-quick schemes and empty promises. When his wife dies of cancer, Ray wakes up and realizes he's got two daughters to raise on his own. But with a little understanding and a lot of love, Ray and his girls will get through some pretty tough times.
Family Interaction |
Based upon the book by Sheila Ballantyne.
Copyright 1994 Morgan Creek Productions, Inc.
Rated BBFC PG by the British Board of Film Classification.