Mighty Fine
Mighty Fine (2012)

Set in the 1970s, Mighty Fine is the story of Joe Fine, a charismatic, high-spirited man, who relocates his family-wife Stella, daughters Nathalie and Maddie - from Brooklyn to New Orleans, in search of a better life. Joe's devotion to… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 7, 2013
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John Anderson
Newsday

A well-meaning but unstable hand at the tiller, and a propensity for charting plot points, rather than a clear narrative destination.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Mighty Fine is an incisive portrait of an insecure, manic-depressive tyrant that Mr. Palminteri makes entirely believable.

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Brent Simon
Shared Darkness

A somewhat drab and unimaginative telling further dents this dull melodrama of already rather limited psychological insights, and pat conclusions and catharses.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

If you can overlook Andie MacDowell's Mitteleuropa accent as a Jewish Holocaust survivor (I know: big if), the cinematic roman a clef "Mighty Fine" has some quiet charms.

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Mark Feeney
Boston Globe

Too many directions can be as much of a liability for a movie as too few, and "Mighty Fine" heads in all of them.

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Christine N. Ziemba
Paste Magazine

We're left with something akin to a Lifetime movie, as there are a number of interesting possibilities, which could have added complexity and depth to the film, that are never fleshed out.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

"Mighty Fine," unfortunately, isn't.

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Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Director Debbie Goodstein-Rosenfeld wraps so much narrative string around this slight ball it unravels messily, despite nice work from the reliable Palminteri.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Mighty bad.

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