NoBody's Perfect
NoBody's Perfect (2008)

Disabled from birth due to the ravaging side effects of thalidomide, filmmaker Niko von Glasow embarks on a quest to find 11 others like him who are willing to pose for nude photographs illustrating the deformities that are just a normal… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 8, 2008
DVD Release Date: April 3, 2012
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Loren King
Boston Globe

A darkly funny and fascinating examination of body image, sexuality, and self-esteem.

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Andrew Schenker
Village Voice

[Features] a slack, scattershot approach that ill serves the director's intermittently audacious film.

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Zak Jason
Boston Phoenix

Glasow achieves something rare in documentaries today: the joy of listening to people talk.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

An exemplar of fresh-air filmmaking that addresses the devastating legacy of the drug thalidomide with acidic wit and grumpy honesty.

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Aaron Hillis
Time Out

Drop the impotent Michael Moore-esque exposť on the company who manufactured the drug, and this moving doc would, in fact, be perfect.

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Thomas Caldwell
Cinema Autopsy

Nobody's Perfect is a film that succeeds on many levels.

V.A. Musetto
New York Post

The film tastefully handles the sensitive subject, but it lacks the bite that a Michael Moore would have provided.

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Andrew Barker

The film is alternately hilarious, insightful and sad, and entirely allergic to sentimentality or easy platitudes.

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Sara Maria Vizcarrondo
Boxoffice Magazine

[This film is] imperfect and still does quite a lot.

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