Turning Green
Turning Green (2005)

The story of Michael Aimette and John G. Hofmann's Turning Green concerns a 16-year-old American who finds himself living in Ireland with his aunts after the death of his mother. He longs for nothing more than to return to the States,… More

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: December 21, 2010
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

A whimsical dirty joke of a movie set in a picturesque Irish village.

Aaron Hillis
L.A. Weekly

Turning Green is, if nothing else, the world's loneliest teen sex comedy.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

Initially engaging, witty and charming, but ultimately ends up contrived and bland with an unfocused, half-baked plot.

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S. James Snyder
Time Out New York

Both Project Greenlight runners-up, directors Michael Aimette and John G. Hofmann get the teen angst and Gaelic aesthetic right; too bad their third-act thuggery isn't just routine, but ridiculous.

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Robert Koehler
Variety

Nivola makes an astounding left turn from his nice husband role in Junebug and Hutton loses himself in the sort of part fit for a Walter Hill film.

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Shirley Sealy
Film Journal International

Sometimes sweet but invariably slight and old-fashioned coming-of-age tale set in 1970s Ireland.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

An amusing Irish coming-of-age comedy set in 1979.

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Brian Tallerico
Movie Retriever

Turning Green has been on the shelf for so long that I'm afraid this forgettable film has gone bad.

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Tyler Foster
Boxoffice Magazine

With the help of first-time performer Donal Gallery, this mix of gangster drama and quirky comedy boasts a modest charm that should appeal to young men around same age as the 16 year old lead character, despite a lack of focus and familiar twists.

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Cast: Timothy Hutton, Alessandro Nivola, Colm Meaney, Donal Gallery Director: Michael Aimette, John G. Hofmann Summary: Sent to live with his aunts in… More