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Sean Anders United States, 2018

Steve Pulaski's rating of the film Instant Family

The best thing I can say about "Instant Family" is that it's hyper-aware of its genre's trappings. It admits early on that it's a retread of a savior story, and concedes that there is often an ego tied to adoptive parents in America. But its willingness to recognize such so swiftly allows its authentic, wholesome colors to shine bright. This is an endearingly sensitive family drama with a lot of laughs and poise.