Ulee's Gold
Ulee's Gold (1997)

Ulee is a beekeeper living on a farm where he takes care of his two granddaughters; their mother is missing. When Ulee's son Jimmy call's from prison, he says the girl's mother is in Miami. Ulee retrieves her but runs into… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 13, 1997
DVD Release Date: August 24, 1999
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Critic Score: 94% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Geoff Andrew
Time Out

This low-key drama is played slow and sage.

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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone

This is no bakery-grade honey.

Emanuel Levy

Deceptively old-fashioned, this is an emotionally quiet but rewarding portrait of a taciturn beekeeper (marvelously played by Peter Fonda, who resembles his dad) forced to emerged out of his solitary, sheltered life and face his family responsibilities

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

One of those unexpected pleasures that combines a low budget with a high emotional impact.

Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times

There is a quality about this film's use of deliberation that comes at times wonderfully close to magic.

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Michael Dequina

Peter Fonda's portrayal of Florida beekeeper Ulee Jackson is a masterpiece of restraint, confident and finely etched, understated yet always in control.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A modest delight.

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

Another of those quiet and affecting films from resolutely independent filmmaker Victor Nuņez.

Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

A craftwork of exceptional detail and nuance.

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Flixster Audience Score: 74% Flixster User Reviews
Leigh Ryan
It was pretty good.
John Ballantine
Not a bad film that shows what can be accomplished with a low budget and solid acting but there have been better.
Leo L
A favorite.