Northern Borders (2015) - Rotten Tomatoes

Northern Borders (2015)




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A 10-year-old boy comes of age after moving to his grandparents' Vermont farm in the 1950s. As the annual maple-syrup festival draws near, his grandparents quarrel and the FBI questions his aunt about her alleged involvement in a recent bank robbery.

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Bruce Dern
as Austin Kittredge Sr.
Geneviève Bujold
as Abiah Kittredge
Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick
as Austin Kittredge III
Jacqueline Hennessy
as Theresa Dubois
Tom Bodette
as Station Agent
Brent Crawford
as Rob Kittredge
Rusty De Wees
as Bumper Stevens
Alicia Hunt
as Nefertiti Kittredge
Mark Margolis
as Whiskeyjack
Kaley Ronayne
as Cleopatra Kittredge
John Rothman
as Judge Allen
Jay O. Sanders
as Agent Sanders
John Shea
as Doc Harrison
Tom Bodett
as Station Agent
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Critic Reviews for Northern Borders

All Critics (5) | Top Critics (4)

Craven's erratic tonal shifts from the whimsical to the sentimental trip up the episodic plot.

April 9, 2015 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

The movie's a charmer with sense of integrity.

January 16, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The most interesting thing about the movie is its origin story.

January 15, 2015 | Full Review…

Sad family secrets abound on the secluded homestead in Jay Craven's adaptation of the novel by Frank Mosher, and though these mini-revelations go a long way ... it doesn't make their complicated dynamic much more involving.

January 13, 2015

The coming-of-age of a patient and resilient boy during his stay with his eccentric grandparents in Vermont.

January 19, 2015 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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