Daniel (1983)

During the 1960s, two college-aged siblings attempt to deal with the shock when their parents are sentenced to death for anti-American espionage. This drama was based on E.L. Doctorow's novel The Book of Daniel, which was in turn… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: August 26, 1983
DVD Release Date: July 22, 2008
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

A rich, complex and not wholly satisfying film.

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Dennis Schwartz
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The failure to provide some sort of payoff works against the film.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A riveting film about the legacy of pain passed from one generation to the next

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Mister Caple
One of the few underrated films of the early 1980's that went unnoticed. This one,among the rarest that a major studio release that enthusiastically… More
Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]In "Daniel," Paul Isaacson(Mandy Patinkin), a Communist in the 1930's, stands his ground at a protest against mounted police… More