Towheads (2013)

A mother of two struggles to balance motherhood with her creative aspirations.

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: March 27, 2013
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Inkoo Kang
Village Voice

Penelope's depression eventually turns into a mild breakdown or an explosion of imagination -- it's smartly unclear which.

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Eric Kohn

'Towheads' cleverly embodies the inherent absurdities in the daily struggle to make each moment feel worthwhile.

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Miriam Bale
New York Times

The movie is a watchable collection of images that never comes together.

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Andrew Schenker
Slant Magazine

There's but one sequence in the entire movie that offers even the slightest bit of filmmaking verve, and even this speaks to the project's essential myopia.

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Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic

It is not quite explicable, but Towheads, in its relatively small means and large compass, had for me a touching overtone of bravery.

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