Levantando a pápa
Levantando a pápa (2007)

Un viejo cascarrabias no quiere morir solo como lo hizo su padre amado por lo que convoca a su distanciado clan para que se reúnan en su lecho de muerte, donde surgirán los resentimientos familiares y las rivalidades entre hermanos.

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: September 28, 2007
DVD Release Date: January 15, 2008
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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

Given the inherent limitations of the material, all of the actors work diligently and quite effectively.

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Andy Klein
Los Angeles CityBeat

Dana is really the heart of the movie, giving a subtle, low-key performance.

Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Alan Arkin has the enviable ability of making nearly everything he's in watchable. Sadly, Raising Flagg sorely tests that ability.

James C. Taylor
L.A. Weekly

Erich Roland's HD cinematography is the only element of the film one can honestly enjoy.

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Sean P. Means
Salt Lake Tribune

Miller's affection for the Purdys... and their rustic way of life can't compensate for the script's clunky pacing and occasional moralizing.

Evan Henerson
Los Angeles Daily News

Feels like a TV movie.

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly

Too bad the offscreen intrigue doesn't make up for what flags in Flagg.

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Meg Jones
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Crusty characters, a bluegrass soundtrack and a dysfunctional family that could exist only in the minds of Hollywood screenwriters make this film more precious than real -- or funny.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

Has some fine moments for Alan Arkin and his ex-wife Barbara Dana, but its bloated inconsequentiality is simply head-shaking.

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