What Alice Found
What Alice Found (2003)

Alice (Emily Grace, in her first feature film role) has run away from her small town, New Hampshire home and hit the road, completely unprepared for the future. She has a wad of ill-gotten cash and a semblance of a plan. She's going to… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: September 21, 2004
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Critic Score: 68% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A modest, nicely acted road movie.

Scott Von Doviak
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/DFW.com

It plays like a walk on the wild side dreamed up in a Starbucks.

Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

Ivey is fascinating, cooing nonstop in a cozy Southern accent, friendly and accepting, but also observant and oddly unknowable. It's a performance that even gets better on second viewing.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

This amateur film looks more like a TV show than a movie.

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Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News

An almost constantly surprising coming-of-age film with a dark twist that manages to take the high road with what is well-exploited material.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Sweet, suspenseful, funny, poignant -- and adult.

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

What we found is a bleak, but interesting look into a world where the line is blurred between good people and bad. Judith Ivey's performance is the real jewel of the film.

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Todd McCarthy

A solid character piece that deftly probes the complicity of both sides in a morally dubious relationship.

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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly

Bell forces us to see characters from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks in a distinctly human light, neither ennobling nor pitying.

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Laura Kelly
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Assisted by the harsh immediacy of digital video, writer-director A. Dean Bell puts forth his material with utter objectivity.

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Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
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Ultra low-budget yet effective road movie as Alice, an awkward "New Hampshah" teenager, travels to Florida with a seemingly normal Southern couple… More