One Fall
One Fall (2011)

One Fall, a powerful story about a man (Marcus Dean Fuller) who is both blessed and cursed with an unusual power, is set in the rustic Midwestern town of One Fall. The film tells the story of a man who miraculously survived a terrible fall… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: September 9, 2011
DVD Release Date: April 2, 2012
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

Starts out with an intriguing premise but grows muddier as it grows more mystical.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Despite its grander ambitions, the film ultimately feels minor and superficial.

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

So poorly acted and ineptly written and directed that it wouldn't pass muster as the pilot for a particularly asinine soap on the WB station.

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Andrew Schenker
Time Out

Ends up reducing its hero's struggle (and bad attitude) to a single past trauma and its resultant daddy issues.

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Ron Wilkinson
Monsters and Critics

Too much goodness and light and not enough anti-hero doom "One Fall."

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Susan Granger
SSG Syndicate

Writer/director/actor Marcus Dean Fuller would have been better served having some collaborators on this metaphysical fable.

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

The cast is engaging, and there are a few light-chuckle moments, but the script needed another rewrite, and the film itself needed to be guided by a thornier sensibility than Fuller's.

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Christopher Null

a charming but inconsistent little superhero indie

David Noh
Film Journal International

This portrait of a miracle worker needed some real miracle workers to make it anything but the unpalatable, whimsical self-indulgence that it is.

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