Generally favorable reviews- based on 50 Ratings
Mar 31, 2013Why oh why did I watch it? I should have known: a Lasse Hallström film... This film is about learning to forgive people for their past sins and to forgive yourself for your own mistakes yada yada yada...watch the trailer or better yet, read the synopsis. It'll save you 108 mins of your life. The layer of emo-goo is laying on so thick that the slow moving plot almost gets stuck in it. If you've seen more than 50 movies in your life you've probably at least seen one of these. Unless you like seeing the same crap
regurgitated over and over again I'd suggest you spend your time watching something you haven't seen before … Full Review »
RobertCOct 17, 2006I'm 75, a Norwegian and a sucker for films of this type. Sure it's formula and pulls all the strings. Even the bear decides these people are neighborly. Refreshing to see good smelling manure that I can enjoy without guilt.… Full Review »
OwenC.Jul 23, 2006the best movie i've ever seen. i can't believe critics are so against this movie. this movie is AWESOME if u can see it at all costs.