• Released
  • May 11, 2012
  • (NY)
  • 1 hr 12 min
  • Comedy
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Small, Beautifully Moving Parts Synopsis
On the way to California for her baby shower, a pregnant woman takes a side-trip to find her mother.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
This is a small film and knows exactly how to be a small film. Like many New Yorker short stories, its purpose is to strike a particular...
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65

NPR

By Ian Buckwalter
As obvious and expected as this turn of events is, the filmmakers and Hollyman create such an endearing character in Sarah that one still...
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50

New York Magazine (Vulture)

By David Edelstein
The film would be better if it were gentler. It's broadly written and played, the actors too busy telegraphing their characters' emotions...
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50

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Unfortunately, its tale is so slight and simple that it also fails to say anything particularly poignant about life.
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50

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
A bland, insistently amiable comedy that doubles as road movie.
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40

Time Out New York

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Oddly enough, the film's best pro-tech argument is its look; shot on a consumer-grade digital camera, it's a testament to how elegantly...
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40

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
The best thing about Small, Beautifully Moving Parts is its admission that a positive pregnancy test is not always cause for giddy...
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38

Slant Magazine

By Andrew Schenker
Gentler and less aesthetically assaultive than offerings like 0s & 1s and Catfish, but it's not necessarily any subtler or more...
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