Small Apartments (2013)

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Franklin Franklin plays the alphorn and dreams of Switzerland. His crazy brother sends him fingernail clippings in the mail. One of his neighbors is a forgetful pot-head, the other a gruff busybody who doesn't miss anything. Across the street live a mother and her fifteen-year-old daughter, whom he likes to watch from his window, but none of these are Franklin's real problem. His real problem is that his landlord is dead, laid out on the linoleum of his kitchen, and Switzerland seems farther … More

Rating: R (for language, some violence, sexual content and drug use)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By: ,
Written By: Chris Millis
In Theaters:
On DVD: Feb 19, 2013
Runtime:
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Cast


as Franklin Franklin

as Burt Walnut

as Mr. Allspice

as Tommy Balls

as Dr. Mennox

as Mr. Olivetti

as Simone

as Ms. Baker
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Critic Reviews for Small Apartments

All Critics (11) | Top Critics (2)

A toxically quirky black comedy starring a morbidly obese albino who dreams of traveling to Switzerland.

Full Review… | February 7, 2013
Chicago Sun-Times
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Full Review… | March 16, 2012
Hollywood Reporter
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Begins as a totally quirky novelty film with seemingly absurd, overdrawn and outrageous characters ... but ends up as an absolutely captivating, totally quirky novelty film - with heart and many surprises

Full Review… | September 10, 2013
Urban Cinefile

The brazen, colourful nature of the characters is the strength of this black comedy from Jonas Åkerlund - and its topline cast. There's an additional, unexpected factor that does not hit us until the very end. It has a heart

Full Review… | September 10, 2013
Urban Cinefile

Jonas Åkerlund's crass, cartoonish comedy about an oddball trying to dispose of his landlord's corpse.

Full Review… | April 5, 2013
Total Film

Despite the film's distinctive look and the best efforts of the willing cast, this amusing, morbid and mildly misanthropic mélange always seems to be straining for effect.

Full Review… | March 22, 2013
Radio Times

Audience Reviews for Small Apartments

four stars

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½

A cst full of lovably eccentric nuts, along with a surprisingly restrained Billy Crystal in one of his best roles. The movie looks like a comedic character study, but is actually a surprisingly touching one, with the comedy being gently pushed to the side in such a way that you don't realize it's happening and don't even miss it when it's gone..

½

Maybe I was just completely in the mood for this, but I loved it. I laughed through the whole thing.

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