Nat Almirall’s review:
Mel Gibson's amazing performance saves an otherwise okay film that gets bogged down in subplots. Somehow he pulls off every second of an intentionally bizarre premise.
Though Foster herself maintained that it's a family drama, it's more a character piece, albeit misguided.
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