The Myth of Fingerprints
The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)

A family is torn between their need to air out their dirty laundry and their habit of sweeping things under the rug in this emotional drama. Hal (Roy Scheider) and Lena (Blythe Danner) are a successful but emotionally frosty New England… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: May 9, 2000
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's mainly through the efforts of the superior ensemble cast that the family drama turns out to be better than average.

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David N. Butterworth
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Kudos is as kudos does.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A dull indie hand-crafted for the Sundance Festival and not much else.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Near-perfect.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
somber and overreaching but well acted
Anthony Valletta
Some great performances.
John Ballantine
An indie film trying too hard to be too indie? Perhaps but I found the performances to be compelling. It's nice to see Roy Scheider involved in something… More
Daniel Parsons
A little known gem of a movie, with exceptional performances from its ensemble cast (particularly Julianne Moore and Noah Wyle). The storyline hardly sounds… More