The Myth of Fingerprints
The Myth of Fingerprints (1997)

The adult children of a conservative New England family return home for Thanksgiving weekend and find themselves forced to come to grips with their family's dysfunction. The prime difficulty comes from the fact that their parents,… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 1, 1997
DVD Release Date: May 9, 2000
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Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It's mainly through the efforts of the superior ensemble cast that the family drama turns out to be better than average.

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David N. Butterworth

Kudos is as kudos does.

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Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

A dull indie hand-crafted for the Sundance Festival and not much else.

Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
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Flixster Audience Score: 56% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
somber and overreaching but well acted
Anthony Valletta
Some great performances.
John Ballantine
An indie film trying too hard to be too indie? Perhaps but I found the performances to be compelling. It's nice to see Roy Scheider involved in something… More
Daniel Parsons
A little known gem of a movie, with exceptional performances from its ensemble cast (particularly Julianne Moore and Noah Wyle). The storyline hardly sounds… More