Bustin' Bonaparte (The Story of an African Farm)
Bustin' Bonaparte (The Story of an African Farm) (2005)

The family film Bustin' Bonaparte features youngsters getting revenge on a man attempting to do harm to the woman who cares for them. On a farm managed by a man named Otto, Otto's son Waldo and a pair of orphans attempt to break-up… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: April 4, 2006
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R. Emmet Sweeney
Village Voice

The children occupy the center with thoughtful and assured performances, nailing the refreshing moral that skepticism leads the way to better truths.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Provides some solid entertainment along with its moral and historical lessons.

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Ned Martel
New York Times

As a film geared toward children, Bustin' Bonaparte meets its main requirements: it adapts a classic novel in gleaming cinematic form, and it ridicules the foibles of ruthless adults.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

As it is, Bustin' Bonaparte is an enjoyable diversion, but with more energy and style it might have been a gem.

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