• Released
  • November 2, 2011
  • (NY; LA 11/4)
  • NR , 1 hr 38 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Documentary
The Other F Word Synopsis
A generation's anti-authoritarians, punk rockers, become parents.
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indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
While the contradiction of punk rock parenthood may not have a solution, The Other F Word successfully has fun with the mystery.
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80

Time Out New York

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Nevins's portrait of how a nihilistic movement fostered such nurturing family men resonates beyond its rebels-with-a-cause novelty.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
And talk about transcendent parenting moments: When Lindberg's girls pull out their Barbies, the Pennywise singer goes and gets his Devo...
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Lindberg, who wrote a book on the subject called "Punk Rock Dad," is at the center of this sweet, revealing and proudly foulmouthed...
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70

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
For the most part the film is an interesting, and occasionally fascinating, look at getting older and taking on responsibility.
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70

Variety

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The Other F Word is a raucous, eye-opening, sad and unexpectedly wise look at veteran punk rockers as they adapt to the challenges of...
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70

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
What begins as an amusing fluff piece ("Daddy's messed up," mumbles one woozy subject after dropping his gurgling infant) slowly emerges as...
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65

Movieline

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It's lovely to see these attempts at punk parenting, but there's really not much "punk" to them beyond appearances.
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63

Boston Globe

By Mark Feeney
Full of slick editing and various zippy technical tricks: split screens, sped-up footage, song lyrics and other text (in wild fonts)...
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38

Slant Magazine

By Jesse Cataldo
Covered in tattoos and clinging to wisps of their outsider status, the men profiled here seem assured of the novelty of their dilemma, as...
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By bigchops
I was not sure about this movie but it did touch a cord with me and will be bought in the future to be an added addition to my collection...

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By drieslerc
Wonderful, moving, touching. Words not usually associated with PUNK, this film shows you the real human side to some of the most wonderful father figures you can imagine. Men who see and know what is...

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Rated NR