Metascore
59

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

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  1. 70
    Shot on digital and layered with animated segments, performance footage and clips from Smith family home movies, Family Movie unfolds with a gentle, justified confidence in the power of its subject.
  2. Reviewed by: Michael Ordona
    70
    Aronson's film is a fond portrait, loaded with bizarre, haunting music and Smith's off-kilter inspirations.
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  1. [Anonymous]
    Dec 15, 2006
    9
    Its not a perfect film, but it is a lovely portrait of a truly singular artist whose music comes from the heart, and could only be made by Its not a perfect film, but it is a lovely portrait of a truly singular artist whose music comes from the heart, and could only be made by him. It is also interesting comparing Danielson's trajectory with that of Sufjan Stevens, who at one point toured with Danielson Famile. Full Review »