7.1/10
934
22 user 20 critic

A Rumor of Angels (2000)

PG-13 | | Drama | 2001 (France)
An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.

Director:

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

ON DISC

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Pilgrim (2000)
Action | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A beautiful artist (Gloria Reuben) helps an amnesiac (Ray Liotta) piece together his identity and evade a gangster (Armin Mueller-Stahl) on his trail.

Director: Harley Cokeliss
Stars: Ray Liotta, Gloria Reuben, Armin Mueller-Stahl
Born Romantic (2000)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Three young men pursue three beautiful women across London.

Director: David Kane
Stars: Craig Ferguson, Ian Hart, Jane Horrocks
Forever Mine (1999)
Crime | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

An affair between a cabana boy and the young wife of a sinister politician triggers a 16-year vendetta between the two men.

Director: Paul Schrader
Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Ray Liotta, Gretchen Mol
Drama | Romance | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A group of thirtysomethings flit around Camden Town swapping partners in search of love, lust and life.

Director: David Kane
Stars: Annabelle Apsion, Richard Armitage, Matt Bardock
Drama | Thriller | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Seven teenagers retreat to a country house for the weekend to make their epic, an impossibly ambitious Celtic fantasy. As the making of the video drifts from playful hilarity to argument, ... See full summary »

Director: Anna Campion
Stars: Oliver Milburn, Dearbhla Molloy, Danny Cunningham
Drama | Thriller

Chatsworth, CA. Summer of 1969. Jenna, a rebellious fifteen-year old girl is abandoned by her deadbeat mom. She steals a horse named Prettyface from her best friend, Marlena's family and ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Janos
Stars: Patrick Schwarzenegger, Whit Hertford, Courtney Gains
Local Color (2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A successful artist looks back with loving memories on the summer of his defining year, 1974. A talented but troubled 18-year-old aspiring artist befriends a brilliant elderly alcoholic ... See full summary »

Director: George Gallo
Stars: Armin Mueller-Stahl, Trevor Morgan, Ray Liotta
Unforgettable (1996)
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Unsuccessfully framed for his wife's murder, Dr. David Krane attempts to find the real culprit by utilizing a new drug that allows him to experience the memories of other people first-hand.... See full summary »

Director: John Dahl
Stars: Ray Liotta, Linda Fiorentino, Peter Coyote
Action | Adventure | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Set during the Alaskan gold rush of the late 1800's. In his efforts to gain control of a small mining town, Sean McLennon is buying up every mining claim that becomes available, usually ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Gaup
Stars: James Caan, Christopher Lambert, Catherine McCormack
The Debtors (1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

The Debtors is a comedy about a group of people with various addictions who meet up at the tables in Las Vegas.

Director: Evi Quaid
Stars: Michael Caine, Randy Quaid, Catherine McCormack
Phoenix (1998)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A cop (Liotta) with a gambling addiction plots a theft from the bookies who are putting pressure on him to pay off or else.

Director: Danny Cannon
Stars: Ray Liotta, Anthony LaPaglia, Daniel Baldwin
Article 99 (1992)
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A group of doctors in a veteran's hospital must contend with their hopeless situation: too many patients and not enough beds. The main cause of their problems is bureaucratic ... See full summary »

Director: Howard Deutch
Stars: Ray Liotta, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Maddy Bennett
...
Nathan Neubauer
...
Mary Neubauer
...
James Neubauer
...
Uncle Charlie
...
Dr. Sam Jenkins
Michelle Grace ...
Lillian Neubauer
Karsen Liotta ...
James as Infant
Colin Rogers ...
James as a young boy
Edit

Storyline

An old woman helps a young boy resolve his feelings over the death of his mother.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, an accident scene and brief drug references | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

2001 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Voces de ángeles  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$17,766 (USA) (1 February 2002)

Gross:

$31,817 (USA) (8 February 2002)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

Though she writes her son's messages after he dies, the Vietnam war was over in 1972, so there was not a Battle of Haiphong in 1974. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Mysterious Ways: Listen (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618
by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Courtesy of Associated Production Music
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A beautiful message, oversentimentally presented.
24 September 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

A boy, James (Trevor Morgan) lost his mother in a car crash, which he witnessed, two years ago. His father, Nathan (Ray Liotta), has a new wife, Mary (Catherine McCormack), and is usually away on business. Nathan never talked to James about the tragedy so James has not yet finished grieving; he resents Mary and will not accept her as a mother. Maddy Bennett (Vanessa Redgrave) is an older but still vivacious neighbour who lost her son in the war. She befriends James and helps him through the trauma.

Redgrave's acting is superb and the message of the story is beautiful but the script and direction are very emotionally manipulative, sinking into maudlin melodrama too often. Those who just want a good story and can focus on the message and Redgrave's performance will love this film; others may be put off by the excessive sentimentality.


20 of 24 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
a soul jumps from a body as a school boy mayanlongcount
Discuss A Rumor of Angels (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?