Littlerock Reviews

January 12, 2012
Ott has explored his theme - how each person's destiny is propelled by the past but left dangling, isolated in a seemingly formless present - with great subtlety.
October 6, 2011
[Ott's] distilled the town until it floats somewhere between a hangover and a dream.
September 8, 2011
This evocative, deceptively rich slice of life has its own voice, and it never fails to be enjoyable for several reasons.
September 8, 2011
"Littlerock" tells a confident story that knows precisely where it's going.
September 1, 2011
An ethereal and ephemeral musing on the art and artifice of communication.
August 12, 2011
Mike Ott's rambling, mildly engaging micro-budgeted indie.
August 11, 2011
It's significantly smaller and more casual than "Mystery Train" or "Lost in Translation," movies its premise calls to mind, but in some ways it's more layered and complex.
August 10, 2011
There's a melancholy to this indie's cross-cultural explorations and communication breakdowns that compensates for the broader swipes.
August 9, 2011
Atsuko the character doesn't speak English; Atsuko the actress, speaking mostly un-subtitled Japanese when she speaks at all, gives a performance that's a marvel of nonverbal reaction.
April 8, 2011
Littlerock wins your involvement by its meandering off-handedness and refusal to play up its strangers-in-a-strange-land conceit.
July 6, 2010
Agreeable if finally unsatisfying.