Parked
Parked (2012)

Fred (Colm Meaney) lives a quiet and isolated life in his car, having lost all hope of improving his situation and re-entering the ranks of society. That all changes when he forms an unlikely friendship with Cathal (Colin Morgan), a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 30, 2013
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Critic Score: 67% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Stephen Holden
New York Times

"Parked" collapses into sentimentality that not even an actor of Mr. Meaney's dignity and restraint can redeem from mawkishness.

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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Strong performances bolster a dodgy scenario in homeless drama.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

My nominee for the saddest film of the year.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

This engaging character study functions best as a two-hander: The male leads build a wholly believable, offbeat co-dependency, while their interactions with others tend toward the more generic.

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Prairie Miller
Long Island Press

Infused with the visceral impact of raw truth connected to the homeless insider point of view looking out at a callous world. But when it comes to the director's outside looking in perspective, there's a second hand sense of little felt or endured.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A remarkable Irish drama about a homeless man living in his car whose friends help him get unstuck.

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Michelle Orange
Village Voice

[An] elegant, engaging meditation on displacement and the modern man.

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Todd Jorgenson
Cinemalogue.com

... has its modest and bittersweet charms, but there's not much substance to the script.

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Kenji Fujishima
Slant Magazine

The film takes dramatic material that sounds fairly standard-issue to begin with and proceeds to uncover precious little of genuinely fresh intrigue within it.

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