The Low Down
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Frank is a restless young man in his late twenties whose life revolves around friends and work. Although he is aware of the need to shift his life into a higher gear, he's not sure how to do it. His indecision becomes more acute when he meets Ruby, whose optimistic and fresh approach to life and its problems has a dramatic effect on him.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 59%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Has an aura of honest observation that engages even when almost nothing is happening on-screen."
‑ Cody Clark, Mr. Showbiz
"Has such a prosaic, straightforward approach, it's sublime."
‑ Desson Thomson, Washington Post
""The Low Down" is a hapless film that tries to be more artistic than it really is."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight
"It feels completely organic and our interest never flags, despite the fact that nothing really significant happens."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"If you hid a video camera in a room, recording every word and action of the people there, watching that video would be something like watching The Low Down."
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"Thraves lets his story drag as if aimless drama will somehow reflect the aimlessness of his characters' lives. It doesn't; it simply bores."
‑ Kirk Honeycutt, Hollywood Reporter
"Yes, this is another English dramedy about the demands of friendship, but it's in a far more realist key than the posh, slick Hugh Grant films."
‑ Stephen Hunter, Washington Post
"a hit and miss affair that lacks a cohesive style and story"
‑ Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"Until literally 30 seconds before the credits roll, the film's cast of arguably interesting people don't do a thing worth paying eight bucks to watch."
‑ Rob Blackwelder, SPLICEDWire
"Gradually becomes an unusually satisfying slice of life."
‑ William Arnold, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"It does have something to say to those patient enough to stick with it."
‑ Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle
"One of the most aimless, hard-to-follow films I've seen in a long time."
‑ Doug Knoop, Seattle Times
"Tries so hard to capture the reality of life's struggles, yet fails to deliver."
‑ Daniel Steinhart, Film Journal International
"As Frank walks his own ambivalent path toward emotional adulthood, Thraves brings the ring of truth to his journey."
‑ MaryAnn Johanson, Flick Filosopher
"The scenes aren't very believable and the characters never deliver a single insight."
‑ Marty Mapes, Movie Habit
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