I Am I
I Am I (2014)

I AM I is the story of a young woman, Rachael (Jocelyn Towne), who meets her estranged father Gene (Kevin Tighe) at her mother's funeral. Eager to get to know her father, Rachael later tracks him down at an assisted living home only to… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: June 13, 2014
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Glenn Kenny

People sometimes complain that flashy, ostentatious visual stylization takes them out of the movie; what took me out of this movie was its flat, lifeless, unimaginative and conventional visual style ...

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

It takes nearly an hour and a half to watch the charade go south. I'm not sure it's worth the wait.

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Nikola Grozdanovic
The Playlist

While there are more than a couple moments of tenderness, which most parents and children will be able to relate to, the great intentions "I Am I" may have had with its intimate story of bonding fall far too short.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

The film, financed by a Kickstarter campaign, looks polished enough. But its investors' money might have been better spent elsewhere.

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Dennis Harvey

This potentially intriguing concept is given disappointingly bland, flat treatment ...

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Towne's premise is, to say the least, a bit trying, and she does not help matters by presenting it in such a grimly purposeful manner, devoid of any relieving black humor one would think inherent in her material.

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Inkoo Kang
Los Angeles Times

[Towne] proves unable to keep the film's originality from rapidly curdling into preposterousness.

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Sherilyn Connelly
Village Voice

The moving I Am I presents a refreshing spin on both the amnesia and daddy issues genres.

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Brian Orndorf

Isn't bold work, but it's interesting when it finds true intimacy, masterminding a few suspenseful moments of poor judgment and bruised hearts that hold attention.

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