Passionate first feature.
Jeannette Catsoulis, THE NEW YORK TIMES
NYT CRITIC'S PICK

Striking in its gritty, powerful authenticity.
Frank Scheck, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

An affecting and necessary debut.
Carlos Aguilar, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES

An engrossing portrait.
Dennis Harvey, VARIETY

A work whose accomplishments signal a director of great promise.
Godfrey Cheshire, ROGEREBERT.COM

An authenticity rarely seen in contemporary cinema.
Alex Saveliev, FILM THREAT