Swept from the Sea
Swept from the Sea (1998)

A minor novella by Joseph Conrad, Amy Foster, is the basis for this historical drama set in late 19th century rural England. The title character, Amy (Rachel Weisz) is a servant girl to the family of Miss Swaffer (Kathy Bates). The story of… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 14, 1998
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Critic Score: 28% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Dequina

It's hard to really care about these two shallowly written characters.

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David N. Butterworth

Part of the problem is the story. It's just not much of one. Fortunately we've got Cornwall -- and Rachel Weisz -- to look at and John Barry's lush score to listen to.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A deeply spiritual movie that honors the unfathomable mysteries of life.

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Beth Porter
Film Journal International

Kidron translates the script into potent cinema, and her authority in dramatizing such elemental material enlists the support of some remarkable performers.

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Bruce Bruce
A Wonderful friend told me to see this movie (I will let her pick out more for me).and am I glad I ever did. This is not just a romance movie. This is beyond… More