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Henry Poole Is Here

  • Film
  • 1 out of 5 stars

Time Out says

1 out of 5 stars
Empty platitudes about the healing power of religious faith give shallow meaning to the story of a depressed atheist (Wilson) whose house is declared a shrine when the face of Jesus appears on its facade. Poor pacing, uninspired writing, painfully obvious plot points and a “just believe” message of redemption shape this insultingly simplistic parable about despair. Mark Pellington’s music-video aesthetic adds insult to injury: Why develop character when you’ve got stylish images and music full of weepy uplift?
Written by Stephen Garrett

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mark Pellington
  • Screenwriter:Albert Torres
  • Cast:
    • Luke Wilson
    • Radha Mitchell
    • Adriana Barraza
    • George Lopez
    • Cheryl Hines
    • Richard Benjamin
    • Morgan Lily
    • Rachel Seiferth
    • Beth Grant
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