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"A primer on how to make an American indie."
Jay Weissberg - VARIETY

"A declaration. Perfect and sublime. Radtke's film is a courageous opera. A beautiful surprise. A must see."
Giulio Cicalo - I-CINE ITALY

"The two actors beautifully evoke the establishment of a fragile fraternal bond. Will put a lump in your throat."
Stephen Holden - NEW YORK TIMES

"Excellent. The photography gleams like sunshine on chrome. The kids are beautifully played. Funny and touching."
Michael Wilmington - CHICAGO TRIBUNE

"A highly talented filmmaker, Radtke draws intense, focused performances. Surprises from beginning to end."
Amy Taubin - VILLAGE VOICE

"One of those rare movies that lives on after the credits roll and the lights come up. See it now."
Joanna Connors - CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER

"A heartbreaking and superbly acted trip. It's refreshing to discover a film like THE DREAM CATCHER."
Michael Phillips - TIME OUT NEW YORK

"A beautiful road movie about unlikely redemption. An outstanding debut by Paddy Connor."
Bill Stamets - CHICAGO SUN-TIMES

"Ed Radtke's partly autobiographical drama is deeply felt. Outstanding."
Elizabeth Weitzman - NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

"Stunning. Overwhelms the American sensibility with the possibility of a search for morality."
Summi Kaipa - SAN FRANCISCO BAY GUARDIAN

"Fine acting, excellent photography and an authentic feel for life on the highway."
Jonathan Foreman - NEW YORK POST

"Mesmerizing. A cinematic experience that borders on the unparalleled. A road movie of striking visual style. One of the most provocative independent films of recent years."
Mack Bates - MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL

"Insightful. Elegant. A miracle of clarity. THE DREAM CATCHER shines with a purity of vision."
Margaret McGurk - CINCINNATI ENQUIRER

"Extraordinarily naturalistic performances. Graceful. Poetic. Poignant."
Noel Holston - MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE

"Tough and tender. An iceberg of emotion. The power of this film comes from what is left unsaid."
David Ratzlow - INDIEWIRE

"Fresh and vital. Breathtaking. Heartbreaking. A gift to filmgoers and humanists alike. Haunting and brilliantly conceived."
David Fear - CITYSEARCH SAN FRANCISCO

"Eloquently directed. Unexpectedly affecting. Cuts through Middle America like a needle skipping across a record."
Jim Ridley - MINNEAPOLIS CITY PAGES

"A superbly existential road trip."
Carl Russo - INDIEWIRE

"A beautiful film. Striking luminous images of America's heartland. Captivating. An outstanding achievement. A gem."
Dave Larsen - DAYTON DAILY NEWS

"Something special. Wonderfully real yet surprising. Devastating. Don't miss it."
Amy Bracken Sparks - CLEVELAND FREE TIMES

"Remarkable. A shooting star. A revelation."
LE MONDE

"A hard hitting story with illuminating insight into characters and landscape. Intense performances by its excellent young leads. Superb. A moving experience."
THE INDEPENDENT

"Outstanding. Unforgettable. Gives the American landscape an exceptional presence."
L'EXPRESS

"Sensitive. Beautiful characters. A timeless road movie. A revelation from a film director."
TRIBUNE DE GENEVE

"Breathtaking. Catch it while you can."
IMPACT WEEKLY

"Stunning. Gorgeous. Touching. The movie was super. Kerouac might be pleased."
THE ANTIOCH RECORD