6 Balloons Reviews

April 10, 2018
Much like its frazzled protagonist, 6 Balloons has a strong sense of direction, but the film is too constricted to let go, embrace the detours, and allow life to takes it course.
April 6, 2018
It's a compliment to first-time feature writer-director Marja-Lewis Ryan that we want more of what she has to offer.
April 6, 2018
At just over an hour, it feels worthy of expansion, but as a short, sharp reminder of the sprawling horror of addiction, it makes its point with a stinging sadness.
April 3, 2018
At just over 70 minutes, Balloons feels more like a sketch or a character study than a fully realized film, but it's an affecting sketch nonetheless.
March 20, 2018
The movie leaves you with a deep respect for the willingness evidenced by Ryan and her collaborators to take several gambles that pay off dramatically and emotionally.
March 19, 2018
What stays with you is [Abbi] Jacobson's grippingly understated lead turn, which promises a fruitful future screen life beyond Broad City.
March 13, 2018
A heartfelt, scary drama about what addiction does to the people around the addict.