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Life Inside Out (2014)

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A devoted mother and her youngest troubled son struggle through disappointments and a broken heart to unearth their dreams. Along the way, both rediscover who they are and begin to claim their place in the world through music. Perhaps more importantly, they develop a connection to each other that's so deep it not only brings them closer together, it binds them more strongly to the ones they love.
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NR
Genre:
Drama
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Cast

Lori Nasso
as Lydia
Emma Bell
as Keira
John Bain
as Phillip
Xenia
as Xenia
Steve McMorran
as Jackson
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Critic Reviews for Life Inside Out

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (6)

This low-key drama so insistently resists epiphanies that it verges on bland.

Full Review… | January 15, 2015
New York Times
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Earnestness doesn't fully excuse the low-key schmaltz peddled by Life Inside Out, the type of indie that your mother might politely describe as "touching" if she could manage to stay awake for its entirety.

Full Review… | January 13, 2015
Village Voice
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When the telegraphed feel-good moments arrive, the smiles feel unforced.

Full Review… | October 20, 2014
L.A. Weekly
Top Critic

First time director Jill D'Agnenica and her outstanding, albeit unheard-of cast skillfully skirt the pitfalls inherent in the Lifetime Channel material.

Full Review… | October 20, 2014
San Diego Reader
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"Life Inside Out" is a gentle, poignant drama whose heart and head are squarely in the right place. Engaging, naturalistic performances and nicely explored real-world issues add to this absorbing film's down-to-earth appeal.

Full Review… | October 16, 2014
Los Angeles Times
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The earnest film's straightforwardness and down-to-earth characters have a gentle appeal, but its tendency to spell out every emotion and theme in on-the-nose dialogue undercuts its potential impact at nearly every turn.

Full Review… | October 15, 2014
Hollywood Reporter
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Audience Reviews for Life Inside Out

½

First time director Jill D'Agnenica and her outstanding, albeit unheard-of cast mostly manage to skirt the pitfalls inherent in the Lifetime Channel material.

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