Various Positions
Want to See
Not Interested
Rate it ½ star
Rate it 1 star
Rate it 1½ stars
Rate it 2 stars
Rate it 2½ stars
Rate it 3 stars
Rate it 3½ stars
Rate it 4 stars
Rate it 4½ stars
Rate it 5 stars
A young college student begins to question his family's expectations of him -- as well as his own expectations of himself -- in first-time Canadian director Ori Kowarsky's film Various Positions. Law student Josh Szchevisky (Tygh Runyan) -- eagerly following the educational path his parents (L. Harvey Gold and Marie Stillin) have plotted for him -- begins preparing to spend the Passover holiday at home when he meets a hot young coed named Cheryth (Carly Pope). The two embark on a quick and intense romance, which leaves Josh fearful of announcing his relationship with a non-Jew to his… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Though Kowarsky's ambitions sometimes get the better of him, his indie drama boasts some freshness and a complex, nuanced take on both college romances and parent-child warfare."
‑ Jason Anderson, Globe and Mail
"A thoughtful and ingratiating seriocomedy, Vancouverite Ori Kowarsky's first feature "Various Positions" goes awry in the last half-hour, as script's intended cathartic explosions go off with a whimper."
‑ Dennis Harvey, Variety
"With mediocre performances from everyone and an episodic lurch to the flow of the piece, and you have a film that fails."
‑ Bruce Kirkland, Jam! Movies
More reviews for Various Positions on Rotten Tomatoes