Memorable |performance... Reese Witherspoon THE GOOD LIE (12A) ..... IF YOU'RE looking for a really terrific film about the immigrant experience in America, check out The Golden Dream or Sugar.
Not quite as impressive is this occasionally moving but generally flat look at the experiences of a family fleeing war in the Sudan.
With their village attacked by soldiers, youngsters Paul, Mamere and Jeremiah are forced to flee and, after an arduous trek, take shelter in refugee camp before being offered new lives in the States.
Relocated to Kansas, negotiating modern life proves every bit as challenging as life in the camps.
Reese Witherspoon as a brassy agency boss trying to find them jobs.
really have anywhere to go once we arrive in the US and, as mentioned, it's been done better before.
The film, inspired by true events, is worthy enough and the leads are memorable, as is The thing is, the story doesn't