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Review: 'Barefoot' is no walk in the park, it's a stumble
Review: 'Barefoot' is no walk in the park, it's a stumble

The risible slab of screwball-inspired nonsense called "Barefoot" has the distinction of featuring what has to be the only female character no actress of any pedigree could ever make believable. We're introduced to blond, beautiful Daisy (Evan Rachel Wood, valiant in thankless defeat) as a blank-faced psych ward newbie whose mother kept her in forced isolation her whole life. But when freed by a bad boy scion (Scott Speedman) who needs a wholesome fake girlfriend for his brother's wedding to help loosen the purse strings of his disapproving dad (Treat Williams), Daisy is suddenly a wide-eyed, virginal, free-spirit fantasy object who charms all. Even though she functions...

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