What Alice Found Synopsis
Travelers (Judith Ivey, Bill Raymond) force a young woman (Emily Grace) into prostitution.
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Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Scrupulously fair-minded yet deliciously ambiguous, What Alice Found, a triumph of sound psychological and artistic judgment, is an...
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80

The A.V. Club

By Keith Phipps
In the end, the camper-lot prostitution serves as trapping for a weirdly touching coming-of-age film that leaves its heroine sadder but...
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The screenplay by director Bell is packed with surprises, and the acting is excellent.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
It has nothing going for it but a terrific story and an amazing performance by Judith Ivey, who plays an enigmatic Good Samaritan.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

There's a refreshing frankness to the film's treatment of its sordid subject matter that more than compensates for its technical...
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70

Film Threat

By Merle Bertrand
An unusual angle on the age-old coming of age story. Filled with solid performances by veteran actors Ivey and Raymond, as well as a...
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63

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
Digital video is both the blessing and the curse of writer-director A. Dean Bell's well-conceived but underachieved What Alice Found.
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63

New York Post

By Megan Lehmann
Bell has added unexpected shadings to what could have been simply a sordid tale of highway prostitution, gradually revealing surprises to...
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60

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Newcomer Grace seems born to the part of an unformed young woman whose character cries out to be shaped, but it's Ivey's unobtrusive skill...
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25

Premiere

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Alice has all the emotional truth of an America’s Most Wanted reenactment.
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