The Myth of Fingerprints
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The Myth of Fingerprints
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 couple whose four adult children are coming home for Thanksgiving. Strapping Jake (Michael Vartan) brings along his new girlfriend Margaret (Hope Davis), but while her affection for him is obvious, he's not sure how he feels about her. Mia (Julianne Moore), an alternately reserved and sexually ravenous art gallery worker, also brings her current lover, the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"It's mainly through the efforts of the superior ensemble cast that the family drama turns out to be better than average."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Kudos is as kudos does."
‑ David N. Butterworth, rec.arts.movies.reviews
"A dull indie hand-crafted for the Sundance Festival and not much else."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, San Francisco Examiner
"Near-perfect."
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
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