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7.5

Generally favorable reviews- based on 12 Ratings

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Metascore
58

Mixed or average reviews - based on 28 Critics

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  1. Positive: 16 out of 28
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  1. A spirited comic drama, toplined by Moore's lovely performance.
  2. Reviewed by: Robert Koehler
    80
    Even more than in "Far From Heaven," Moore's housebound wife is a study in pent-up brilliance, with extraordinary devotion to her family.
  3. Shameless Eisenhower-era corn.