"In the (Edinburgh) Film Festival the most intriguing movie I saw was "The Family Album" by Alan Berliner.... a great humanistic statement made out of found sources.
"Alan Berliner built this touching, insightful piece out of home movies from about 60 different families....
The assembly is brilliant.... his extraordinary talent sweeps us right along."
THE DENVER POST
"Most if not all of the adults in the film are surely dead now, forgotten, often almost unknown, yet visible in a flickering facsimile of life, waving and speaking to us from beyond this life in a kind of anonymous immortality"
"Resembles a kind of Man With A Movie Camera (1928, by Dziga Vertov) goes to the American nuclear family."