From Other Worlds (2004)

From Other Worlds



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A despondent Brooklyn housewife whose life has become a boring and predictable routine finds her entire perception of the universe changed upon experiencing a close-encounter in her very own kitchen. Joanne Schwartzbaum (Cara Buono) has been sleepwalking her way through life for as far back as she can remember, but when an alien force reveals itself to her she is instantly snapped out of her complacent existence. Upon seeing a flier for a UFO support group during her weekly outing to the grocery … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Barry Strugatz
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On DVD: May 8, 2007

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as Abraham Kanga

as David Schwartzbaum

as Joanne Schwartzbaum
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All Critics (13) | Top Critics (6)

Amiable and arch comedy.

Full Review… | February 5, 2007
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The 'comic' musical score is an embarrassment out of a '60s sitcom, and the supporting actors wouldn't make the cut at a high school audition.

Full Review… | January 30, 2007
New York Post
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The word "slight" doesn't even begin to describe how minor the quirky indie comedy From Other Worlds turns out to be...

Full Review… | January 29, 2007
AV Club
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There are a few funny jokes scattered throughout, but the halfhearted direction and clunky script are underscored by performances that feel like they belong in community theater.

Full Review… | January 26, 2007
New York Daily News
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Aliens offer a cure for earthling ennui in From Other Worlds, a limp sci-fi comedy with fewer laughs than a meeting of Abductees Anonymous.

Full Review… | January 26, 2007
New York Times
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... toothless caprice ...

Full Review… | January 25, 2007
Village Voice
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