A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries
A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries (1998)

The story of an American family living in Paris in the sixties and seventies. The father is a successful writer, a WWII veteran haunted by his experiences in the Pacific. His wife is an emotional, fun-loving woman. The film opens the day… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 18, 1998
DVD Release Date: May 14, 2002
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Critic Score: 77% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

There's something fresher in this Merchant-Ivory film about an expatriate family in Paris in the 1970s: It's not as tasteful, stately, and restrained as their other literary adaptations.

Dustin Putman

Especially heartfelt and truthful.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A fluidly acted and well-directed film about one family's capacity to adapt to changes with courage and grace.

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Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Has a rich, 'lived-in' texture that gives the narrative a credibility not based merely on its actuality but on the conviction with which it is presented.

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Anthony Valletta
A great drama and a change of pace from James Ivory's other work.
Leo L
An intriguing movie