An Invisible Sign Synopsis
Mona Gray is a 20-year-old loner who, as a child, turned to math for salvation after her father became ill. As an adult, Mona now teaches the subject and must help her students through their own crises.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Alba gives such a focused, interior portrayal that she just might have managed to carry the movie had it been better.
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Variety

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A tone of fanciful absurdity is maintained throughout.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
A good cast equipped with cute names is forced to muddle through terminal whimsy in this less-than-magical adaptation of Aimee Bender's...
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30

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Jessica Alba gets plain-Jane crazy for An Invisible Sign, a syrupy "A Beautiful Mind" redux in which the starlet sports big brown bangs and...
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20

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Alba certainly tries her best at portraying not just a beauty but also a beautiful mind, yet very few things add up despite director...
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20

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
Except for two brief summits between Alba and Messina's pillowy lips, however, An Invisible Sign fails even to pander effectively.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Cuter than a basket of puppies licking a litter of kittens, An Invisible Sign is an excruciatingly whimsical collision of adult themes and...
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An Invisible Sign - Wholly Inappropriate for Anyone...

By Oldfatguy
The opening sequence is a cartoon which deals with a family trying to avoid having a family member killed by volunteering - mom, dad,son,daughter- to be dismembered. There is no acceptable way to...

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Rated NR | For some disturbing images and mature thematic material
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 14+ Lukewarm dramedy is OK for teens but lacks power.
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