Cabrini

critic Reviews

, 90% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Aided by Cristiana Dell'Anna's performance in the title role, Cabrini is an uplifting biopic with a timeless message.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Tim CogshellFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    I actually rather enjoyed this... A pretty faithful biography of Cabrini.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Steven D. GreydanusDecent Films
    As single-minded as its protagonist, Cabrini drives home in every scene its themes of human dignity—particularly the dignity of women and marginalized groups including immigrants and the poor—and solidarity in the face of prejudice and social injustice.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Dwight BrownDwightBrownInk.com
    Cabrini doesn’t reinvent the bio/film genre, but is a solid addition to the faith-based category.
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    Leslie FelperinGuardian
    Cabrini’s story is rather absorbing and the film offers a lushly mounted portrait of life in 1880s New York, when immigration was just as much of a contentious issue as it is today.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Rex ReedObserver
    At a time when movies exist in honor of the strangest oddballs everywhere, I can think of no one more worthy of a life-changing biopic. You can keep your Barbie. I’ll take Mother Cabrini.

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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    Cabrini is the beautiful reminder of the human being behind the name.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Sarah BoslaughTheArtsStl
    Cabrini is surprisingly beautiful, making great use of dramatic lighting and including carefully composed scenes modeled on contemporary photographs by Jacob Riis of How the Other Half Lives fame.
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  • , Rotten Tomatometer Score
    Nuria VidalCinemanía (Spain)
    A missed opportunity to do something interesting. [Full review in Spanish]
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Joshua StarnesFiring the Canon
    Small in stature but big in heart and determined with a specific and heartfelt message, Cabrini is a classic studio biopic lionizing its subject and her accomplishments but also reminding us what is due each other as humans.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Lynn VenhausPopLifeSTL.com...Presents
    As the entrepreneurial-minded Cabrini, a captivating Cristiana Dell’Anna conveys her strength. conviction and unwavering devotion, and is a considerable presence on screen. 


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