Historias mínimas (Intimate Stories)
Historias mínimas (Intimate Stories) (2005)

Three people travel from their small home town into the outside world in search of answers and adventure in this bittersweet comedy drama. Don Justo (Antonio Benedictis) used to run a market in a small community in Southern Argentina, but… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: March 4, 2005
DVD Release Date: July 18, 2006
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
User Score

Available Online

Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This modest road movie features naturalistic performances and a heartwarming tone of gentle humanism.

Jeff Shannon
Seattle Times

The vision of Intimate Stories is amusingly warm-hearted without being cloying or sentimental; the landscape may be harsh, but the performances are inviting.

Full review…
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

While the Argentine filmmaker takes his time, his film isn't tedious.

Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Bathed in chilly winter air with a fragrance of hot coffee, the film moves at an unhurried pace, taking in the sights and sounds of the various pit stops, and essentially enjoying itself.

Full review…
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune

This comic Argentine road movie shows human nature at its most generous.

Full review…
V.A. Musetto
New York Post

Has no profound statements to make, but it does provide warm and fuzzy comfort.

Jeff Vice
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

It's the surprising but effective payoff to Don Justo's journey that has the most emotional pull, which is due in no small part to newcomer Benedicti's performance.

Full review…
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe

Like the performances, the movie is a small-scale feat of naturalism.

Full review…
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

As stripped down as its title, this gentle Argentinian road movie makes much out of very little.

Matthew Smith
Film Journal International

Vacuous road movie in which vacant characters receive rewards that far outweigh their uninspired goals.

Full review…