Resurrection (1980)

In this film, Ellen Burstyn and her husband are involved in an auto crash. Burstyn alone survives, but not before enduring an "out of body" experience. Crippled in the accident, Burstyn heads to her hometown to recuperate. Here… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: September 6, 1980
DVD Release Date: June 14, 2016
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Emanuel Levy

This rural tale is beuatifully acted by Ellen Burstyn and other, but its narrative is incoherent, trying to fuse new feminist ideas with sentimental conventions about the healing power of love.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

Resurrection is an extraordinary film about a healer and the power of love.

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jay nixon
one of ellen burstyn's very best performances and an interesting premise. Eva Le Gallienne does a beautiful job as the grandmother.
John Ballantine
A rural not so tall tale told with remarkable performances by Ellen Burstyn and her literally worshiping husband Sam Shepard. Very compelling.