"MORGAN FREEMAN IS JUST SUPERB… ONE OF ROB REINER’S BEST. A BEAUTIFUL FILM YOU WON’T SOON FORGET..."
"IT TAKES ITS TIME IN A WAY THAT MOVIES HARDLY EVER DO NOWADAYS. It lulls you and strokes you with a sensuous appreciation of lazy summer days. The magic of the title emanates from the beautiful, measured performances of its stars. Virginia Madsen is radiant."
"A WARM, HUMAN, FEEL-GOOD EXPERIENCE ABOUT BRINGING OUT THE BEST IN PEOPLE"
"THE PERFECT SUMMER FILM. ONE OF ROB REINER’S BEST. Morgan Freeman is superb. A wonderful family story you won’t soon forget."
"Audiences will respond to the warmth of the acting and the sensitivity of Rob Reiner's direction. Morgan Freeman is a master incapable of a false move or intonation."
"Morgan Freeman is magic!"
"It’s a cut above a lot of family fare."
"**** Seamlessly eloquent."
"An excellent, uplifting story of redemption!"
Morgan Freeman plays Monte Wildhorn, a famous Western novelist whose passion for writing hits an impasse. He takes a lakeside cabin for the summer in picturesque Belle Isle, befriending the family next door–an attractive single mom (Virginia Madsen) and her young daughters–who help him find inspiration again.