Loggerheads (2005)

Tim Kirkman wrote and directed Loggerheads, a film that follows three different storylines that all transpire over the course of a Mother's Day weekend, but take place at different times. One of the stories features a man who arrives in… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 21, 2005
DVD Release Date: March 21, 2006
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Critic Score: 74% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Loggerheads is an understated, quietly moving character study, bolstered by great performances.

Sean P. Means

The dramatic tension is nil. But the performances, particularly by Hunt (in a non-comedic role, for a change), are worth a look.

Michael Booth
Denver Post

This quiet community and family drama set on the North Carolina shore offers a bighearted outlook on how to absorb change and defeat.

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Don Willmott

the kind of movie that makes you feel more like an eavesdropper than a viewer

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

... an understated and heartfelt story, superbly acted, with a strong sense of people and place.

Ty Burr
Boston Globe

Slow, unadorned, compassionate, and earnest, Loggerheads is a low-fi throwback to the independent films of the 1980s and '90s -- heartland miniatures hewn from plainspoken lives.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

"Loggerheads" is like a person who never raises her voice, yet somehow you know to pay attention to every word she says.

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Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Despite a meandering tone, Loggerheads is consistently watchable thanks to committed actors playing recognizable, decent folks just trying to do the right thing -- or rectify mistakes of the past.

John Monaghan
Detroit Free Press

Loggerheads has the best qualities of independent filmmaking.

Phoebe Flowers
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The movie could have benefited from a lighter touch ...

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Flixster Audience Score: 65% Flixster User Reviews
Sunil Jawahir
A bit sappy but very likeable movie about a woman's search for the child she gave up for adoption.