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Middle of Nowhere

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

October 12, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Ava DuVernay

Starring :

David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick, Sharon Lawrence, Dondre Whitfield, Edwina Findley, Lorraine Toussaint, Maya Gilbert, Emayatzy Corinealdi, Bruce Katzman

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

4 of 5

“..this is humanistic drama done right..”
by David Fear [Time Out New York]
“..there's a haunted stillness to the character, which the camera, even hand-held, persuasively expresses..”
by Manohla Dargis [New York Times]
“..strong performances and a restrained script..”
by John DeFore [Hollywood Reporter]
“..remarkably self-assured..”
by Karina Longworth [Village Voice]
4.5 of 5

“..it's a film worth watching more than once for its sheer emotional truths..”
by Elias Savada [Film Threat]
3 of 4

“..DuVernay's take is a decidedly refreshing one..”
by Zeba Blay [Slant Magazine]
3.5 of 4

“..a low-key director sparing in her use of emotion and music, has made an existential drama that is European in its feel..”
by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
Reviewed by Andrew O'Hehir [Salon.com]

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