The Almost Man Reviews

August 30, 2019
Lund's film is peppered with moments of simple delight.
July 18, 2019
The Almost Man is only almost interesting.
August 1, 2014
An engaging character study that effectively skirts the fine line between comedy and tragedy, but the ending feels rather glib.
August 1, 2014
My problem, finally, and this is something I rarely actually complain about, was that I didn't care.
July 31, 2014
"The Almost Man" may be slight, but how many films can pack equal amounts of emotional nuance and inappropriately sprayed urine into just 75 minutes?
July 30, 2014
A slender but polished dramedy.
July 30, 2014
While the movie's theme is familiar, even a little stale, the vivid details help to freshen the story, and the actors sock the movie home. Rafaelsen gives a marvelously subtle performance.
July 30, 2014
Martin Lund's script is perspicacious in making Henrik's bad choices understandable enough emotionally, but also nudges the audience toward wishing the man would wise up.
July 30, 2014
...as a tightly constructed look at the more serious symptoms of Peter Pan syndrome, The Almost Man mostly works.
July 29, 2014
Too slight to register as anything more than a stunted-adolescent trifle.
July 26, 2014
A droll dramedy examining the male metamorphosis from bachelor to family man.