Metascore
59

Mixed or average reviews - based on 16 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 16
  2. Negative: 1 out of 16
  1. The film does deserve credit for juggling difficult racial and class issues - but with a wacky score, cute puppies and silly side stories also jockeying for space, Bamford's best intentions tumble to a heap long before the movie ends.
User Score
8.3

Universal acclaim- based on 6 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 3
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 3
  3. Negative: 0 out of 3
  1. Sarah
    Aug 28, 2007
    10
    Beautiful and heartwarming. Definitely worth seeing.
  2. DanaC.
    Nov 10, 2005
    10
    Saw this film last year at the Tribeca Film Festival. They don't make many films like this - I highly recommend it to anyone looking to Saw this film last year at the Tribeca Film Festival. They don't make many films like this - I highly recommend it to anyone looking to be entertained and inspired. Full Review »
  3. DanielleT.
    Nov 10, 2005
    10
    Best film I've seen this year.