Fine Line Features | Release Date: May 24, 1994 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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METASCORE
Generally unfavorable reviews based on 16 Critics
Positive:
1
Mixed:
5
Negative:
10
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The novel's exuberance, happy sensuality, goes AWOL in Van Sant's sadder, darker vision. [20 May 1994]
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Campbell and Edwards work wonders with the rocky, wide-open Oregon landscape, but none of their periwinkle-blue skies and sparkling shots of whooping cranes in flight can compensate for a film that aims high, means well, and ultimately fails its audience. [20 May 1994]