The Almost Man
The Almost Man (2014)

Henrik is 35, but he still parties with his high-school buddies like they were in they're 20s. His mother cares for him like he's still a child. And he's in a relationship that's based on goofing around. Now, his girlfriend… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: August 1, 2014
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Glenn Kenny

My problem, finally, and this is something I rarely actually complain about, was that I didn't care.

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Stephen Farber
Hollywood Reporter

While the movie's theme is familiar, even a little stale, the vivid details help to freshen the story, and the actors sock the movie home. Rafaelsen gives a marvelously subtle performance.

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Steve Macfarlane
Slant Magazine

Martin Lund's script is perspicacious in making Henrik's bad choices understandable enough emotionally, but also nudges the audience toward wishing the man would wise up.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

"The Almost Man" may be slight, but how many films can pack equal amounts of emotional nuance and inappropriately sprayed urine into just 75 minutes?

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

Too slight to register as anything more than a stunted-adolescent trifle.

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Jen Chaney
The Dissolve a tightly constructed look at the more serious symptoms of Peter Pan syndrome, The Almost Man mostly works.

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Alissa Simon

A slender but polished dramedy.

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Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru

An engaging character study that effectively skirts the fine line between comedy and tragedy, but the ending feels rather glib.

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Kam Williams
Baret News

A droll dramedy examining the male metamorphosis from bachelor to family man.

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