Personal Velocity: Three Portraits Reviews

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March 7, 2018
Miller is a witty and socially acute observer; the three portraits in "Personal Velocity" are told with both novelistic richness and brisk, confident economy.
January 3, 2018
By the end of Personal Velocity, you want to invite all three female characters around for coffee to hear what happened next, and I can think of no higher praise for everyone involved.
December 27, 2010
Story about life's turning points is not for kids.
December 6, 2005
July 29, 2003
Miller has made a provocative, intimate triptych of short stories.
July 21, 2003
July 15, 2003
It's quite a stylised piece and it's credit to the cast and the filmmakers that the characters engage us to the extent that they do.
May 14, 2003
April 21, 2003
April 14, 2003
Three short stories about women at turning points in their lives, the movie gains power by condensing each story to 30 minutes each.
March 29, 2003
January 24, 2003
All three women deliver remarkable performances.
January 19, 2003
A trilogy of stories about women on the edge that features no less than three rotten dads.
January 10, 2003
None of the three stories has much narrative breadth ... but there is depth.
January 8, 2003 like a short story, or even poetry, in that it shifts our emotional center of gravity through a finely calibrated vernacular of gesture and language.
December 20, 2002
The acting is uniformly good by the three women stars, Kyra Sedgwick, Parker Posey, and Fairuza Balk.
December 19, 2002
Together, Miller, Kuras and the actresses make Personal Velocity into an intricate, intimate and intelligent journey.
December 16, 2002
Personal Velocity seems tailor-made for art-house audiences. It still cradles that short-story essence...but takes it to a place that stretches just beyond the page.
December 13, 2002
It's a short film, but it takes us deep inside each woman's head; by the end of each segment, we can look at each character's face and know what she's thinking.
December 13, 2002
Very psychoanalytical -- provocatively so -- and also refreshingly literary.
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