Home Forum Links Search Contact
Movies TV Shows Actors
Welcome to BoyActors. Login.

Ratings for A Father for Charlie
(1995)

AKA: High Lonesome

Average Rating: Blue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue StarBlue Star (7.38 / 10)
8 member reviews/ratings for this Movie

RatingNumber of Votes
0 
1 
2 
3 
4 
5 
6Red StarRed Star (2)
7Red StarRed StarRed Star (3)
8Red Star (1)
9Red StarRed Star (2)
10 

Reviews for A Father for Charlie

8 reviews/ratings

Most recent review listed first

Dividing Bar
My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 7 / 10
Dividing Bar

I think 'High Lonesome' must have been made for TV. The plot is a bit sugary though I think how it portrays the attitude of white people to blacks in 1930s America pretty authentic. Joseph Mazzello is, of course, excellent as the tough kid the black man takes under his wing despite his high pitched voice. The ending is rather contrived I think as I doubt any black man would be allowed to adopt white children at that time. Good movie that brings a tear to the eye.

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 7 / 10
Dividing Bar

9/10 for member: Jasen, I could not have said it better!!

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 9 / 10
Dividing Bar
My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 7 / 10
Dividing Bar

relly good for a tv movie

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 6 / 10
Dividing Bar

This film very good story and boy wish for father. I know how boy feel to not have father and i like man in movie who be like father for him. It make me sad when people dont like man only bcause he got darker skin. He got good heart and he is good for boy.

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 8 / 10
Dividing Bar
My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 6 / 10
Dividing Bar

As usual, Joseph gives an outstanding performance in this film. Quite apart from that though, the film is a great testament to the will power and love of a boy, a stark comment on the depths of racism and a fine example of how good things can happen...

My Movie Rating: Red StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed StarRed Star 9 / 10
Dividing Bar
Copyright 2002 - 2020 BoyActors

This site is non-commercial and is not an official or representative web presence for any of the actors or movies listed. All images and text are the property of their respective owners. Do not link directly to any of the images on this site - please upload them to your own webspace, on the understanding that yours is also a non-commercial site.

While every effort will be made to ensure that no offensive or illegal material is posted on the forums or linked to from the links database, BoyActors administrators accept no responsibility for any content posted or linked to by its members.

PHORM PROHIBITED

The contents of this site, and communications between this site and its users, are protected by database right, copyright, confidentiality and the right not to be intercepted conferred by section 1(3) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000. The use of those contents and communications by Internet Service Providers or others to profile or classify users of this site for advertising or other purposes is strictly forbidden.

Design and Layout © 2002 - 2007: Bijou. 2007 - 2020: Quantum

Valid XHTML 1.0 Transitional Valid CSS Website security