Bustin' Bonaparte
Bustin' Bonaparte (2005)

The family film Bustin' Bonaparte features youngsters getting revenge on a man attempting to do harm to the woman who cares for them. On a farm managed by a man named Otto, Otto's son Waldo and a pair of orphans attempt to break-up… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: June 3, 2005
DVD Release Date: April 4, 2006
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R. Emmet Sweeney
Village Voice

The children occupy the center with thoughtful and assured performances, nailing the refreshing moral that skepticism leads the way to better truths.

Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

Provides some solid entertainment along with its moral and historical lessons.

Ned Martel
New York Times

As a film geared toward children, Bustin' Bonaparte meets its main requirements: it adapts a classic novel in gleaming cinematic form, and it ridicules the foibles of ruthless adults.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

As it is, Bustin' Bonaparte is an enjoyable diversion, but with more energy and style it might have been a gem.

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