Somewhere Slow
Somewhere Slow (2014)

When Anna Thompson (Jessalyn Gilsig) gets mixed up in a convenience store robbery, she makes a split-second decision to walk out of her life and into the unknown. On her travels, she meets Travis (Graham Patrick Martin), a teenage drifter… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 31, 2014
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Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer

A terrific low-budget indie romantic dramedy ...

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Alissa Simon

Jeremy O'Keefe directs a tonally all-over-the-place drama that fails to convince.

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Brent Simon

Puts viewers on a slow train to Posed Self-Actualization, with too many stops along the way.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Tapping into the near-universal desire for reinvention, Mr. O'Keefe gives us a well-worn story that somehow avoids glaring clichés or forced melodrama.

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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

Reiterates a famous Talking Heads question of midlife existentialism ("You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?") but doesn't offer enough in the way of subtext or mise-en-scène to fashion an answer.

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Andrew Johnson
Movie Mezzanine

There are no broad romantic comedy antics or loud arguments to be found here, just a simply told portrait of lost souls that speaks volumes through quiet interaction.

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Inkoo Kang
Los Angeles Times

Frequently affecting and mordantly funny, "Somewhere Slow" acquits Gilsig as a gifted actress and a producer with great taste.

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Mike D'Angelo
The Dissolve

Journeys of self-discovery don't amount to much when the people involved are made of cardboard.

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