Home of the Brave
Home of the Brave (1949)

Arthur Laurents' play Home of the Brave concerned a paralyzed Jewish war veteran who begins to walk again only when he confronts his fear of forever being an "outsider." The film version of the Laurents play changes the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 12, 1949
DVD Release Date: May 13, 2014
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Bosley Crowther
New York Times

Well produced and intelligently directed by Mark Robson.

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TV Guide

Edwards gives a sensitive performance, and Mark Robson's direction never condescends or makes him an object of bleeding-heart pity.

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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader

Though the drama has its moments of power, the treatment of its subject now seems cautious and dated.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Not without some hard-hitting moments.

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Urban Cinefile

For all its predictability .. an honourable and well intentioned effort to explore the trauma of war vets coming home from the hell of Iraq to the different kind of hell of suburban Spokane

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