Littlerock
Littlerock (2011)

A sleepy Los Angeles exurb and its shiftless young residents are seen through the eyes of two Japanese tourists in this intimate evocation of a small town in Southern California where everyone's talking but no one really understands. --… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: April 10, 2012
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80%
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72%

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Critic Score: 80% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

Ott has explored his theme - how each person's destiny is propelled by the past but left dangling, isolated in a seemingly formless present - with great subtlety.

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times

"Littlerock" tells a confident story that knows precisely where it's going.

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Burl Burlingame
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

A neatly plotted, observational film about being on the outside looking in, and on the inside looking out.

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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

[Ott's] distilled the town until it floats somewhere between a hangover and a dream.

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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

An ethereal and ephemeral musing on the art and artifice of communication.

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Michael Nordine
Film Threat

A restrained but visually arresting film about the various ways in which we reach out to one another, often to no avail.

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David Lewis
San Francisco Chronicle

This evocative, deceptively rich slice of life has its own voice, and it never fails to be enjoyable for several reasons.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Mike Ott's rambling, mildly engaging micro-budgeted indie.

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Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews

Expectations are subverted, assumptions exploded, and the meaningless nature of words is replaced by the importance of conversation

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Michael S
"Littlerock" follows two Japanese siblings, Atsuko and Rintaro; out to experience America fist hand. With San Francisco in their sights, a vehicular… More
Walter M.
In "Littlerock," Atsuko(Atsuko Okatsuka, who also co-wrote) and her brother Rintaro(Rintaro Sawamato) have traveled to the United States from Japan to… More
John Ballantine
It is a slice of Americana that perhaps most Americans would not want to see but Atsuko clearly finds more in a directionless community than any of the sights… More