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      Nowhere Special

      In Theaters Fri Apr 26 1 hr. 36 min. Drama TRAILER for Nowhere Special: Trailer 1 List
      100% 33 Reviews Tomatometer When single father John is given only a few months left to live, he tries to find the perfect family for his young son while shielding the boy from the terrible reality of the situation. As he struggles to find the right answer for the impossible task, he meets a social worker who opens him up to solutions he never would have considered. Read More Read Less Coming Soon In Theaters Fri Apr 26 Reserve Tickets
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      Focusing pragmatically on the ordinary human moments that bind us, Nowhere Special leads us somewhere devastating yet surprisingly uplifting.

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      Janoe K A most moving movie. This film has a subtlety that allows the story to really get under your skin. James Norton provides a stellar role. Cinematography that's conveying the grander message even to a layman. It's moving, believable, endearing and provokes the thought of being a parent, a child, and human. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 07/29/23 Full Review This is a beautiful film.It isn't about the terminal illness, it's about the unconditional love between the dying father and his young son. Only a heart of stone could not be moved, often to tears, by the performances of the two lead actors . The scene where Michael is taken back to the woman whom John has chosen to be his adopted mother, and the wee boy looks up at his dad at the end of the film means everything. I well up thinking about this. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 07/15/23 Full Review Roberto R Beautiful performances from the two stars…...A film that shows how sadness, pain, loss, longing are all dimensions of the love that lives within us. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 05/13/23 Full Review brOOtal_bananas L Very emotional, very deep, and a very good film... The last scene really got me 💜 Rated 5 out of 5 stars 04/29/23 Full Review Audience Member Overall, as a parent, I can't deny it; this film did pull on my heartstrings on multiple occasions.  It's a touching film filled with powerful and unforgettable dramatic moments thanks to the leads, who are highly convincing as father and son.  The plot is heavy and packed with heartfelt moments.  I'm proud to say how much I enjoyed this film, especially the journey of our leads.  Visually, I loved the creativity and hidden references along the way.  Even if the outcome is ever so slightly predictable, it's still an impacting cinema experience and comes highly recommended. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars 01/11/23 Full Review Simon S Heartrending! Excellent acting, above all the young Daniel Lamont. Rated 4 out of 5 stars 11/20/22 Full Review Read all reviews Post a rating

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      David Rooney Hollywood Reporter Uberto Pasolini’s intimate family drama trains a pleasingly unsentimental lens on a heart-wrenching scenario. Apr 17, 2024 Full Review Kevin Maher Times (UK) Norton’s performance dominates, with a battered, hangdog demeanour and the most syllable-perfect Belfast accent since Daniel Day-Lewis in In the Name of the Father. Jul 12, 2023 Full Review David Stratton The Australian This unsentimental approach to potentially maudlin material is impressive. Rated: 4/5 Mar 30, 2022 Full Review Laura Clifford Reeling Reviews it is Norton’s quiet perseverance that both propels the film and keeps it from becoming maudlin. Rated: B Apr 21, 2024 Full Review Stefan Pape Common Sense Media This is an incredibly moving film that takes a unique and profound look at death, through the eyes of a parent. Rated: 4/5 Aug 2, 2022 Full Review Sarah Ward Concrete Playground Nowhere Special is easy to sum up: in contrast to its name, it's something outstanding. Jun 25, 2022 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Synopsis When single father John is given only a few months left to live, he tries to find the perfect family for his young son while shielding the boy from the terrible reality of the situation. As he struggles to find the right answer for the impossible task, he meets a social worker who opens him up to solutions he never would have considered.
      Director
      Uberto Pasolini
      Screenwriter
      Uberto Pasolini
      Distributor
      Cohen Media Group
      Production Co
      Digital Cube, Fonds Eurimages du Conseil de l'Europe, Redwave Films, Northern Ireland Screen, Romanian National Center for Cinematography, RAI Cinema, Picomedia
      Genre
      Drama
      Original Language
      English (United Kingdom)
      Release Date (Theaters)
      Apr 26, 2024, Limited