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  • Summary: In making Touching Home, identical twins Logan and Noah Miller have accomplished the impossible. When their homeless father died in jail, they vowed that their autobiographical film would be made as a dedication to him. (CFI)
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  1. 75
    The story behind Touching Home is more inspiring than the film itself, but don't let that deter you. It's the kind of can-do miracle that reminds us all that anything can happen and everything is possible.
  2. 67
    Even as Touching Home finds those moments, it's easier to appreciate the stars' dedication to a grass roots project than the project itself.
  3. Reviewed by: Dennis Harvey
    60
    Despite the tale's real-life basis and a solid Ed Harris as their fictive equivalents' alcoholic dad, Touching Home emerges as a formulaic triumph-over-odds tale with too little distinguishing detail.
  4. The story behind brothers Logan and Noah Miller getting their movie made is almost better than what’s onscreen, but the film is heartfelt and engaging enough to be worthy of attention.
  5. Reviewed by: Nick Pinkerton
    50
    Incidentally, the film has an Inspirational True Story (and tie-in book) behind it, which comes across not at all in the rather formulaic stuff that's actually onscreen.
  6. 50
    Sometimes painfully sincere male weepie.
  7. Reviewed by: Eric Hynes
    40
    Although convincing as athletes, neither Miller belongs on a movie screen; personal parable or not, this feels like a too-familiar trip around the bases.

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