The Little Red Truck
The Little Red Truck (2008)

The Little Red Truck follows the ups and downs that take place when the Missoula Children's Theatre's little red truck arrives in a number of towns, each time posing the same challenge to the children who live there: to stage a… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: February 16, 2008
DVD Release Date: July 7, 2009
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

Parents eager to venture outside the animation or talking-Chihuahua boxes for family entertainment should check out the documentary The Little Red Truck, an inspiring look at a diverse array of youngsters introduced to the joys of stage performing.

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Tom Keogh
Seattle Times

The Little Red Truck is more interested in exploring MCT's process than in its real-world results. That's fine, but let's not call this a documentary. It's public relations.

Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

MCT is undoubtedly a worthwhile organization, but that doesn't mean it's fun to sit through what amounts to a 90-minute advertisement for the company.

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Ronnie Scheib

Pic's strength lies in charting a dual process, that of a play taking shape in an incredibly short amount time and of the changes wrought in the children's behavior as they learn to listen, focus, follow directions and work as a team.

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Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News

It looks like a great program, but this documentary is too scattered to be all that interesting. Too many kids, too much action, not enough time.

Nathan Lee
New York Times

If it sounds like the cutest thing in the history of cuteness, that's because it is.

Josh Rosenblatt
Austin Chronicle

This is kids stuff all the way: incident without drama, controversy, art, or any of the other things that make a movie watchable.

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