Somewhere Between Synopsis
The experiences of four Chinese girls who were adopted by American families.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kenneth Turan
You'd have to be a stone not to be moved.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

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A play-it-safe, by-the-numbers kind of documentary - yet somehow it gets under your skin.
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75

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
Knowlton has landed on four stories that deserve to be told, and she's told them in a straightforward way that gets the job done, with...
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
A three-year labor of love from a mother for her daughter. It is a touching movie that, at first, might seem like a public service...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Adoptees themselves almost certainly will find Somewhere Between an empowering reminder that tens of thousands of kids have walked this...
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70

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Somewhere Between presents an effortlessly moving but superficial profile of four bright Chinese girls and their adoptive American...
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63

Slant Magazine

For what often feels like an obligatory "Where Are They Now?" DVD extra, the documentary is surprisingly affecting.
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60

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
The film is overcrowded with story lines and short on thrust, but fortunately, its protagonists carry the day with their candor and...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
As this strong, moving documentary shows, for those who came to the U.S., reconnecting to their culture and blood relatives can result in a...
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50

Village Voice

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Knowlton never delves far enough into her subjects' stories for Somewhere Between to feel more nuanced than, say, a good commercial for...
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 11+ Adoption docu is heartwarming and emotional.
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