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What Alice Found Reviews

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December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
September 26, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 20, 2004
An almost constantly surprising coming-of-age film with a dark twist that manages to take the high road with what is well-exploited material.
Full Review | Original Score: B
April 22, 2004
Assisted by the harsh immediacy of digital video, writer-director A. Dean Bell puts forth his material with utter objectivity.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
April 9, 2004
Candidly unsentimental yet utterly human.
January 9, 2004
A fine merging of means, material and ego -- a nicely acted, simple little road movie vacuumed free of any indie scene smugness or self-satisfaction.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 1, 2004
There's something fresh and honest here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 23, 2003
A solid character piece that deftly probes the complicity of both sides in a morally dubious relationship.
December 19, 2003
Ivey is fascinating, cooing nonstop in a cozy Southern accent, friendly and accepting, but also observant and oddly unknowable. It's a performance that even gets better on second viewing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 19, 2003
Sweet, suspenseful, funny, poignant -- and adult.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 19, 2003
A modest but pungent slice of interstate life.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
December 18, 2003
Bell forces us to see characters from the proverbial wrong side of the tracks in a distinctly human light, neither ennobling nor pitying.
December 17, 2003
What Boogie Nights did for porn stars, What Alice Found does for truck-stop hookers
December 8, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 5, 2003
a lesson on how a life-changing story arc makes a character-based drama work so well
| Original Score: 4/5
December 5, 2003
A rough-hewn, modest little road movie of sorts, elevated by a trio of compelling performances and a desire to take the narrative road less traveled.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
December 5, 2003
This deep journey is worth experiencing.
Full Review | Original Score: B
December 4, 2003
Newcomer Grace seems born to the part of an unformed young woman whose character cries out to be shaped, but it's Ivey's unobtrusive skill that shapes their onscreen relationship into something thoroughly convincing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 4, 2003
What Alice Found, a small, finely wrought drama about a na´ve young woman who gets lost on the American highway, gives that wonderfully salty New York stage actress Judith Ivey one of the chewiest roles of her career.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 4, 2003
The screenplay by director Bell is packed with surprises, and the acting is excellent.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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