Tortilla Heaven
Tortilla Heaven (2007)

A tightly knit New Mexico community devoted to God, family, and fresh Mexican food is unexpectedly thrust into the national spotlight when the face of Jesus Christ appears on a tasty tortilla as the owner and head cook prepares for the… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 16, 2007
DVD Release Date: October 14, 2008
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Justin Chang

As flat as a tortilla and consid-erably less nourishing.

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Brandon Fibbs
Christianity Today

For all of its flaws and shortcomings, Tortilla Heaven can't help but be charming and undeniably entertaining.

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Jim Hemphill

If Tortilla Heaven is supposed to be a more serious exploration of faith and greed it's a total failure, given that it doesn't address a single question it raises with any depth.

Michael Ordo˝a
Los Angeles Times

The film and its makers simply try too hard. Director and co-writer Judy Hecht Dumontet can't stop 'helping' with overactive editing and scoring.

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Rory L. Aronsky
Film Threat

Oh how I wanted to like "Tortilla Heaven." Really like it. Saturday-afternoon-movie like it.

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Frank Lovece
Film Journal International

A well-meaning and hard-fought project that begins as a wacky small-town fable and veers disastrously into a leaden satire of religion and capitalism.

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Tim Grierson
L.A. Weekly

[A] clumsy family comedy.

Jeff Giles

This corn Tortilla is an undercooked mess.

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Brian Orndorf

Tortilla Heaven is a consistently engaging motion picture, made with obvious love for the isolated location and for the spirit of a supportive community.

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