The Dust Factory
The Dust Factory (2004)

An adventure tale about the love and friendship between two teenagers who help each other through a difficult time in their lives. Ryan Flynn is a wondrous young boy who hasn't spoken since witnessing his father's death at the age… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: October 15, 2004
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Critic Score: 9% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Crust
Los Angeles Times

A tedious, precious fantasy about a boy faced with choosing between life and death -- an endless existence in limbo is actually more like it.

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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News

It would have made a much more powerful short than full-length movie.

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Luke Y. Thompson
Dallas Observer

one of the most original and imaginative children's films in a long time.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

It could use a better title, although this awful one certainly captures the film's tedium.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

It's all very whimsical and fluffy, but the bottom line is, who cares?

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

It's the dreariest children's story I've ever seen... gloomy, depressing, and way too long. Somebody get the Hoover - back to dust is where this movie needs to go.

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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter

A well-intentioned but unconvincing fable.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

I was rooting for the motes.

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Phoebe Flowers
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

It's actually just kind of stupid.

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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
Byron Brubaker
Two charming kids and the boy's grandfather spend time in limbo between life and death. It is a strange fantasy world that seems free of trouble except for… More