My Kid Could Paint That Synopsis
A little girl's paintings have been compared to the likes of Picasso.
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Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
It is a wonder, marked by a sense of wondrous skepticism that has nothing to do with cynicism.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Amir Bar-Lev's engrossing film is as much about the stubborn ambiguities of art, truth, meaning, and relationships as it is about the...
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88

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Bar-Lev also explores the freakish popular appeal of child prodigies, the family dynamics that come into play when a child's celebrity and...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Features entertainingly brainy musings from New York Times art critic Michael Kimmelman, and comments from child psychologists, friends and...
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75

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Everyone involved, from Marla's defensive parents to the cynical journalists who promoted and then turned on her, seems to have some sort...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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No one emerges unpunished.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
The winner of this year's audience award for best documentary at Sundance has it all: heartless media, art fraud and a four-year-old...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
In the last analysis, I guess it all reduces to taste and instinct. Some paintings are good, says me, or says you, and some are bad. Some...
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Documentary gold, and you will have formed an opinion on the controversy by the time you leave the theater. You may not know art, but...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By James Greenberg
The film and the controversy should generate interest at the boxoffice, but it's more a story about media manipulation and parental...
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Abstract

By xwing101
It looks interesting and it has to do with abstract art....

Unusually Good as it is Surprising!

By LindaItaly
Thank you, Amir Bar-Lev, for making this beautiful DocuFilm, a true work of art in itself . . . and as you found out, the result of true art is not always for everyone. I commend you for your...

interesting

By frank2114
may be a little slow if your in the mood for jaws in 3d but it was a well done documentary....

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Rated PG-13 | For language