By Scott Brown
February 07, 2007 at 05:00 AM EST
Greg Gayne

Constellation

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Deeply odd films are often deeply personal ones, and Constellation, a dazed, inchoate drama about a mixed-race Alabama family, tells a story that’s clearly close to the heart of writer-director Jordan Walker-Pearlman (The Visit). So close, in fact, it lacks perspective: Neither the camera nor the script can focus. After a Gothic ’60s prologue (forbidden love, gang rape), the movie somnambulates into generic sentimentality. Billy Dee Williams, as the family’s long-absent patriarch, reacts to this tonal retreat by looking sleepy. C

Constellation

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  • PG-13
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  • 105 minutes
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