Far and Away
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In the 19th century, an impoverished Irish tenant farmer and his ruthless landlord's ambitious daughter journey together to America, seeking to join the Oklahoma land rush, in this epic drama. During their trip West they overcome numerous setbacks and reluctantly begin to fall in love.
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Away isn't for cynics, providing an authentic rush of experience that makes the effort feel huge, even when it details the smallest interests of the heart."
‑ Brian Orndorf, Blu-ray.com
"An enjoyable, highly-romantic, somewhat witty film"
‑ Clint Morris, Moviehole
"An old-fashioned film carried into our hearts with breathtaking scenery, a swelling soundtrack, and large-scale dramatic happenings."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"Intense, treacly Cruise-Kidman immigrant epic."
‑ Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
"Overblown would-be epic of the Western frontier."
‑ Michael H. Price, Fort Worth Business Press
"Well, it WAS better than "Days of Thunder"... sort of."
‑ Kevin A. Ranson, MovieCrypt.com
"Poorly written and simplistically acted, the film also shows little chemistry between real-life couple Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman."
‑ Emanuel Levy, EmanuelLevy.Com
"Overlong Ron Howard epic with Cruise and Kidman."
‑ Steve Crum, Kansas City Kansan
"You don't really "buy" any of it in a believable way, but I say it still works as period-piece spectacle."
‑ Scott Weinberg, eFilmCritic.com
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