Keywords: #Boriana Williams #Brigid Brannagh #Cindy Pickett #Don Taylor #Gil Birmingham #Graham Greene #Jenni Mabrey #Mackenzie Astin #Marissa Skell #Nathan Frankowski #Q'orianka Kilcher #Robert Ousley #Te Ata (2016)
Actors Of "Te Ata (2016)"
Director of "Te Ata (2016)"
Critics Of "Te Ata (2016)"
Eye for Film
October 12, 2017 Kilcher's performance gives Te Ata a dignity that keeps her story interesting in its own right.Read in Source
October 13, 2017 It is time for a great Chautauqua to sweep across this nation to tell us of the spirit of the Native American, to teach and heal and unite. Watching Te Ata could be a good first lesson.Read in Source
Punch Drunk Critics
October 13, 2017 Te Ata wants to tell one particular story, and it does so well. For anyone who doesn't know who the Chickasaw storyteller was, this biopic is inspirational and necessary.Read in Source
October 12, 2017 Lacking both fluidity and complexity, "Te Ata" is a functional but one-note tribute told through educational storytelling that, unlike its subject, doesn't manage to inspire.Read in Source
October 05, 2017 Simultaneously earnest yet maudlin, "Te Ata" lacks the one thing its subject is said to have possessed: a gift for storytelling.Read in Source
New York Times
October 12, 2017 The movie's driving force is its mythic performance scenes, which are choreographed, sung and acted with clear, balletic conviction ...Read in Source
Los Angeles Daily News
October 13, 2017 This inspiring tale of the early 20th Century Chickasaw stage performer and Native culture popularizer Mary "Te Ata" Thompson, although well-played by "The New World's" Q'orianka Kilcher, is told in the least inspired way imaginable. A real shame.Read in Source
Los Angeles Times
October 12, 2017 The film rarely soars with the kind of authentic spirit and passion needed to fully sell this decidedly old-fashioned material.Read in Source
October 13, 2017 Te Ata ultimately feels more suitable for classroom than mainstream consumption.Read in Source
October 12, 2017 While Nathan Frankowski's biopic has the saccharine, deliberate feel of a Hallmark movie, that doesn't make the woman at its center any less inspirational.Read in Source
Common Sense Media
October 13, 2017 Underrated cultural hero gets her due in earnest biopic.Read in Source
November 08, 2017 By honoring the story and legacy of Te Ata, the film asserts its own, justifiable, importance in a time of continued Native American erasure from art and history.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...