An Invisible Sign
An Invisible Sign (2011)

Young Mona idolizes her father, a brilliant mathematician. When he suddenly demonstrates signs of mental illness, Mona begins to obsess about numbers, using them to interpret an unpredictable and threatening world. Now an adult (Jessica… More

Directed By:
Rated: PG-13
Running Time:
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 6, 2011
DVD Release Date: November 1, 2011
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 0% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Agrelo clumsily attempts to play jaunty larkiness against somber situations.

Full review…
Lou Lumenick
New York Post

What's the sign for boredom?

Full review…
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a plodding, consistently tedious waste of time...

Full review…
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News

Alba certainly tries her best at portraying not just a beauty but also a beautiful mind, yet very few things add up despite director Marilyn Agrelo's efforts.

Full review…
John Anderson

Offhandedly charming, if a bit labored in its eccentricity.

Brian Orndorf

Agrelo bumbles the mystery and borderline insanity of the material. What should be a bold depiction of a frazzled mind is instead a bewildering feature with a tenuous hold on human concerns.

Full review…
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Cuter than a basket of puppies licking a litter of kittens, "An Invisible Sign" is an excruciatingly whimsical collision of adult themes and kid-friendly aesthetic.

Eric Hynes
Time Out

When an errant ax lands in Alba's thigh, the film goes from inept to kind of brilliantly bad; it's a teachable moment, though lessons learned may vary.

Full review…
Brent Simon
Screen International

A soupy, entirely unconvincing grab bag of unmotivated behaviors and unearned emotional payoffs, An Invisible Sign feels like part of some woebegone, misguided stab at indie credibility and image adjustment for Jessica Alba.

More reviews for An Invisible Sign

Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Lewis C.
Tries desperately to be a quirky indie drama, but all the oddball characters and twee songs in the world can't save this dull and mostly pointless mess.… More
Jason Reneau
One of the quirkiest films you will ever see! Jessica Alba tackles a different kind of role then we are used to seeing her in, and she is absolutely fantastic.… More
Dann Michalski
Jessica Alba stars in the bland, lighthearted indie comedy An Invisible Sign. The story follows a socially dysfunctional young woman who takes a job as an… More
Sol C
This film took me by surprise. From the trailer, I wasn't expecting much. However, after watching the film, it took me pleasantly by surprise. I thought it… More