A Simple Curve
A Simple Curve (2005)

A belated rite of passage finds tensions rising between an idealistic father and his increasingly independent son in this family drama that proves it's never too late for a little teenage rebellion. Twenty-seven-year-old Caleb (Kris… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 22, 2007
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Critic Score: 57% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Ken Eisner
Variety

A refreshing take on an overused theme -- dysfunctional father-son connections -- starts gently and gets more compelling as it glides along like a woodworker's sharpened plane over smooth surfaces.

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S. James Wegg
JWR

Living what comes naturally

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Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies

The film works because relationships are given real respect. They are explored with tender care and never reduced to sappy emotionalism.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

Possesses wisdom that is rare for film these days, let alone a debut.

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews

paint-by-numbers script that just doesn't trust the audience enough

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Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail

Yes, there's craft in Nealon's writing, but it seems more suited to the riffing non-sequiturs of episodic television than the narrative arc of a film.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...earnest yet engaging...

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