A Far Off Place
A Far Off Place (1993)

The directorial debut of Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Mikael Salomon (The Abyss), A Far Off Place is based on a pair of books by novelist Laurens Van der Post. Reese Witherspoon stars as Nonnie Parker, a young girl living on an… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 12, 1993
DVD Release Date: June 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Carrie R. Wheadon
Common Sense Media

African survival tale not for sensitive animal lovers.

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Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

The plotting and especially the violence are rather appalling for a film aimed at so youthful an audience.

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Clint Morris

A gripping adventure for the family

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Celebrates the wisdom of indigneous peoples and the fine spiritual friendships they offer to us if we open up to a different way of being.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Sarah Prisbylla
Much more enjoyable when I was a kid, doesn't stand up to adult viewing.