Lana's Rain
Lana's Rain (2004)

Lana is willing to do anything to leave the war-torn Balkans behind, so when her brother Darko leaves for America, she goes with him. Darko, however, is immersed in a shady world of crime and violence and, hindered by her inability to speak… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: February 27, 2004
DVD Release Date: January 18, 2005
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Clumsily under-written and feverishly overacted, it's as embarrassing to watch as it is perplexing.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

Low-budget gangster picture.

Luke Y. Thompson
Los Angeles CityBeat

Unfortunately, writer/director /editor Michael S. Ojeda, making his feature debut, veers too often into risible bombast.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

It has all the passion, frenzy and violence of an Abel Ferrara film -- but without the vision, depth, style or control.

J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

The movie hinges on Orlenko, a Ukrainian model-actress making her American feature debut, and she delivers a sterling performance.

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Bob Strauss
Los Angeles Daily News

Cliche-riddled, poorly acted and ultimately delirious.

Jon Strickland
L.A. Weekly

The titular precipitation in Lana's Rain is a manifestation of the badness in the world -- but here, badness is pure Lifetime Channel.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

Even as I noted a glitch here and there in the plot, I was aware that the movie itself, and especially the character of Lana, had enlisted my sympathy.

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