Off and Running Reviews

April 1, 2010
A patient, slightly stiff, often intensely moving portrait of a girl who believes her choices are literally black and white.
January 29, 2010
The director, Nicole Opper, makes space for the complexities of transracial adoption without forcing her film into a predetermined, inspirational box.
January 29, 2010
As the father of an adopted daughter, I was very moved. But the film is so well done that just about anybody will have that feeling.
January 26, 2010
Opper doesn't angle for a climactic group hug, but she sticks around long enough to allow us to exhale while this intelligent young woman begins to set herself, quite literally, back on track.
October 29, 2009
What at first looks like a heartwarming portrait of a highly blended modern family turns into a no less engrossing illustration of that situation's possible pitfalls in Off and Running.