Vitus
Vitus (2007)

Vitus is a boy who almost seems to be from another planet--he has hearing like a bat, he plays piano like a virtuoso and studies encyclopedias. No wonder his parents begin to anticipate a brilliant future for him. They want Vitus to become… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: November 27, 2007
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though not highly original, Vitus is slightly redeemed by its charm and compelling performances.

V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Oh, yes. I loved the music, but it's almost impossible to go wrong with Bach and Schumann.

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Sid Smith
Chicago Tribune

There are some likable elements to this unusual, erratic, ultimately frustrating film.

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Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total

Una película interesante, si bien no original, sobre lo que significa crecer siendo un niño prodigio. Sorprendentes actuaciones de los pequeños protagonistas, junto al veterano y experto Bruno Ganz.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

It's a simple, gentle tale that pulls its audience in almost imperceptibly; by its end, you just might be blinking away unexpected tears.

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Jim Emerson
Chicago Sun-Times

The more sentimentally inclined in the audience may even feel like applauding.

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Mark Dujsik
Mark Reviews Movies

I alternately wanted to slap and hug the majority of the characters

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Marta Barber
Miami Herald

A good example of making the differences work for you. Deep down, this is a film about childhood dreams and the determination to make those dreams come true. With such a positive message, you can't help yodeling on your exit from the theater.

Ronnie Scheib
Chicago Reader

[A] celebratory, family-friendly fable.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Newcomer Teo Gheorghiu does a fantastic job of bringing the title character to life...

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Flixster Audience Score: 80% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Superb! Heartwarming, interesting, clever and fun! If there had been a six star rating, that's what I would have given Vitus. One of the most delightful… More

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