SAINT FRANCES – Review by Barbara Goslawski

Saint Frances tackles some familiar issues in a refreshingly original way, exemplifying the importance of involving female voices in the telling of women’s stories. Written by star Kelly O’Sullivan and directed by Alex Thompson, Saint Frances dives deep into some of the most serious issues facing young women today and deftly invokes a distinctively lighthearted but compassionate vision of hope and healing.

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SAINT FRANCES – Review by Lois Alter Mark

Every once in a long while, a movie comes along that touches you on some visceral and unexpected level. For me, that movie is Saint Frances. Kelly O’Sullivan, who wrote the beautiful screenplay, stars as Bridget, a lost thirtysomething year old spending a summer as a nanny to six-year-old Franny (played to perfection by Ramona Edith Williams).

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SAINT FRANCES – Review by Carol Cling

Growing up is hard to do. Especially when you’re 34 years old and everybody — including you — thinks you should have done it long ago. That’s the central premise of the quietly droll, slyly observant Saint Frances, which captured two prizes at last year’s SXSW Film Festival: an Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature and a Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Voice.

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