The Better Angels
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
The Better Angels
In Theaters November 7 (18 days)
Indiana, 1817. The entire nation, only 40 years old and a few years removed from a second war of independence, is raw. Men, women, and children alike must battle nature and disease to survive in remote log cabins. This is young Abraham Lincoln's world. Spanning three years of the future president's childhood, The Better Angels explores his family, the hardships that shaped him, the tragedy that marked him forever, and the two women who guided him to immortality. Written and directed by A.J. Edwards, The Better Angels delves into visual and narrative poetry to express the Lincolns'… More

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Such comparisons to the work of Malick, who himself was a producer on this feature, are ultimately the film's very undoing."
‑ Stefan Pape, HeyUGuys
"The Better Angels eschews any sort of narrative linearity (and occasionally, coherency) without entirely alienating its audience."
‑ Sam Fragoso,
More reviews for The Better Angels on Rotten Tomatoes