Grace Is GoneHD Closed Captioning
James C. Strouse
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About the Movie
In one of his most acclaimed performances, John Cusack makes an astonishing transformation as Stanley Philips, a sad, disconnected man unable to tell his young daughters their mother, a soldier, has died in Iraq. Instead, he takes the girls on a road trip, where their innocent charm helps him rediscover a healing joy he thought he'd lost forever.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 73
- Fresh: 45
- Rotten: 28
- Average Rating: 5.9/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: For most of its 85 minutes Grace Is Gone, a small, tender film about contemporary parenthood in wartime, carries off a delicate balancing act.
Fresh: A moving and tender family drama, built on the foundation of a serious contemporary issue.
Fresh: In a year that has seen wave after wave of films addressing the war in Iraq with varying degrees of anger and frustration, Grace serves as a gently thoughtful coda and reminder of what continues.
Rotten: Rather than challenging our national aversion to unhappy endings, both in life and in cinema, [director] Strouse plays right into it. He's devised Grace Is Gone to work on our sentiments the way a porn movie works on our libidos.
This is a heart breaking story. Love John Cusack in this movie not the kind of character that I am use to seeing him in.
Such a great, powerful movie
This movie left me very sad however, this is reality. This is what people go through and this movie has such a sting message about family and shows that family shouldn't be taken for granted.
Strong in powering movie
This is such a Good Movie , it didn't only make me Cry but it made me realize no matter what goes on thru life you'll always have your family to be there & the person you lost will always be with you in Your Heart!