Being Human
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Five fables, each set in a different historical era, make up this quirky comedy from director Bill Forsyth. Each tale features Robin Williams as a basically decent but troubled average man named Hector. Beginning with the Bronze Age, where Hector struggles for survival against barbarians, the film proceeds through Roman times, the Middle Ages, and the 16th century, concluding in the present day, where Hector is a divorced father attempting to reconcile with his children. The film clearly intends to draw parallels between these stories in order to illustrate the universal nature of human… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Never comes to a boil."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Just when you think the parts are never going to connect, they do so quite movingly"
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Daring movie that will appeal immensely to mystics."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
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