Into the West
Into the West (1993)

Mike Newell directs Jim Sheridan's screenplay (based on a story by Tim Palmer) in this enchanting and magical modern-day fairy tale. Gabriel Byrne plays Papa Reilly, a widower who lives with his two young sons, Ossie (Ciaran Fitzgerald)… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 1, 1993
DVD Release Date: February 4, 2003
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Adam Mars-Jones
Independent (UK)

There must have been oofle-dust around in sackfuls to persuade Barkin to lend her aura to a project that asks so little of her.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Unassuming and mildly pleasant, but mostly unassuming.

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

A family film in the truest sense of the word. Clever, wise, and endearing whether you have kids or not.

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Cynthia S.
This one was a bit confusing. It is based on some Irish folklore that is at times hard to follow and/or understand. The kids were cute, and their relationship… More
John Ballantine
Silly little film about Gabriel Byrne and his screen children. Shouldn't be watching by anyone over the age of 10.