• Released
  • September 17, 2004
  • Psychological Drama
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Film Threat

By Eric Campos
Very unusual that a film focusing on characters this miserable can be so uplifting, but here it is, and it's damn fine.
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A believable romantic comedy.
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New York Daily News

If ever a cast of characters needed a good dose of Prozac - or maybe just a hug - it's in this downbeat, low-budget indie.
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Village Voice

By Laura Sinagra
In the central romantic push-pull, Elster and Harold achieve a rare, edgily hopeful chemistry amid emotional ruins.
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TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Though many of the risks she takes don't pay off, Elster's film contains a number of stylishly staged set pieces.
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Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
This uneven drama might have been more effective if someone with more on-screen charisma than writer-director Elster had played the main character.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
It ultimately lacks the singularity to make it stand out among the glut of similarly themed entries.
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The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
Though clumsy, Particles Of Truth isn't hopeless. Before turning to filmmaking, Elster made her living as a celebrity fashion stylist, so she has a good eye for color, motion, and the feel of New York in summer. And, because she worked primarily on music videos, she uses music well.
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The New York Times

Tense and tiresome.
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New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
One of those painfully earnest -- and pretentious -- little indies in which a pair of emotional cripples neatly resolve all of their problems within 48 hours of meeting each other.
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48 out of 100
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